Carl David Anderson

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Carl David Anderson
Born 3 September 1905(1905-09-03)
New York Ceety, New York, USA
Died 11 Januar 1991(1991-01-11) (aged 85)
San Marino, Californie, USA
Naitionality Unitit States
Alma mater Californie Institute o Technology (B.S. an Ph.D)
Kent for Discovery o the positron
Discovery o the muon
Awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1936)
Elliott Cresson Medal (1937)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Californie Institute o Technology
Doctoral advisor William Smythe
Notable students Donald A. Glaser
Cinna Lomnitz
Seth Neddermeyer

Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – Januar 11, 1991) wis an American pheesicist. He is best kent for his discovery o the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 Nobel Prize in Pheesics, an o the muon in 1936.