Maria Goeppert-Mayer Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

This Biography is about one of the best Physicist Maria Goeppert-Mayer including her Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Real Name Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Profession Physicists
Nick Name Maria Goppert-Mayer
Famous as Physicist
Nationality American
Personal Life of Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Born on 28 June 1906
Birthday 28th June
Died At Age 65
Sun Sign Cancer
Born in Kattowitz, German Empire (today Katowice, Poland)
Died on 20 February 1972 AD
Place of death San Diego
Family Background of Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Father Maria Wolff Goeppert
Mother Friedrich Goeppert
Spouse/Partner Joseph Edward Mayer
Education University of Gttingen
Awards Nobel Prize for Physics (1963)
Personal Fact of Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert Mayer was a German-born American theoretical physicist and a joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She was the second female Nobel laureate in physics, the first being Marie Curie. Mayer carried on her work during a time when women were not recognized by the academia and her work was largely accepted because of her husband, Dr. Joseph Edward Mayer.

She is most well-known for her research in nuclear physics, but her vast body of work in the fields of atomic and chemical physics is equally significant. Much of her work provides the theoretical foundation for several scientific discoveries in laser physics, laser isotope separation, double-beta decay, and molecular orbital calculation. At the end of World War II she attended the U.S. atomic bomb project and during this time she began her research on how atomic nuclei are built, including the puzzling “magic numbers”.

Even though she worked for the Manhattan Project, she was also active in the campaigns against military control of nuclear energy. Maria Goeppert Mayer was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a corresponding member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Heidelberg. The American Physical Society created the Maria Goeppert Mayer Award to honor meritorious young female physicists.

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