James Rainwater

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Leo James Rainwater
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Leo James Rainwater
Born9 December 1917(1917-12-09)
Council, Idaho
Died31 Mey 1986(1986-05-31) (aged 68)
New York
Alma materColumbia Varsity
AwairdsErnest Orlando Lawrence Awaidr (1963)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1975)
Scientific career
InstitutionsColumbia Varsity
Manhattan Project
ThesisNeutron beam spectrometer studies of boron, cadmium, and the energy distribution from paraffin (1946)
Doctoral advisorJohn R. Dunning

Leo James Rainwater (December 9, 1917 – Mey 31, 1986) wis an American pheesicist wha shared the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1975 for his pairt in determinin the asymmetrical shapes o certain atomic nuclei.