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Robert Coleman Richardson

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Biography Of Robert Coleman Richardson
Real NameRobert Coleman Richardson
Also Listed InPhysicists
Famous asPhysicist
Personal Life of Robert Coleman Richardson
Born on26 June 1937
Birthday26th June
Died At Age75
Sun SignCancer
Born inWashington, D.C., United States
Died on19 February 2013
Awards1996 – Nobel Prize in Physics 1975 – Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences US & Canada
Personal Fact of Robert Coleman Richardson

Robert Coleman Richardson was an American experimental physicist who won a share of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics. Working as a senior researcher in the Cornell University Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, he along with David Lee and Douglas Osheroff discovered the property of superfluidity in helium-3 atoms which was a very vital discovery in experimental physics.

Born in Washington D.C., he grew up during the World War II. As a young boy, he loved to attend school though he was not a particularly bright student. He was very active in the Boy Scouts and served as a counselor in Camp Letts, a Boy Scout Camp, during his high school years. He joined the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, initially opting for a course in electric engineering. However, he soon became bored and shifted to physics as a major.

He furthered his education after his graduation and eventually earned a Ph.D. in physics from Duke University. He moved to Cornell University as a postdoctoral researcher and was promoted to assistant professor. It was during the beginning of his long career at Cornell that he became a part of the research team that discovered superfluidity in the isotope helium-3.

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