Samuel C. C. Ting

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Samuel Chao Chung Ting
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Samuel Ting efter a presentation at the Kennedy Space Center in October 2010
Born (1936-01-27) 27 Januar 1936 (age 86)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, Unitit States
CitizenshipUnitit States
Alma materVarsity o Michigan
Kent forDiscovery o the J/ψ pairticle
Hauf-marrae(s)Kay Kuhne, Susan Carol Marks
AwairdsErnest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (1975)
Nobel Prize for Pheesics (1976)
Eringen Medal (1977)
De Gasperi Awaird (1988),
Scientific career
Columbia Varsity
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisorL.W. Jones, M.L. Perl
Samuel Ting

Samuel Chao Chung Ting (Cheenese: 丁肇中; pinyin: Dīng Zhàozhōng; Wade–Giles: Ting Chao-chung) (born Januar 27, 1936) is an American pheesicist wha received the Nobel Prize in 1976, wi Burton Richter, for discoverin the subatomic J/ψ pairticle. He is the principal investigator for the internaitional $1.5 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment which wis installed on the Internaitional Space Station on 19 Mey 2011.