Val Logsdon Fitch

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Val Logsdon Fitch
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Born10 Mairch 1923(1923-03-10)
Merriman, Nebraska
Dee'd5 Februar 2015(2015-02-05) (aged 91)
Princeton, New Jersey
Alma materColumbia
McGill Varsity
Kent forDiscovery o CP-violation
AwairdsE. O. Lawrence Awaird (1968)
John Price Wetherill Medal (1976)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1980)
Naitional Medal o Science (1993)
Scientific career
FieldsPairticle pheesics
ThesisStudies of X-rays from Mu-Mesonic Atoms (1954)
Doctoral advisorJames Rainwater

Val Logsdon Fitch (Mairch 10, 1923 – Februar 5, 2015) wis an American nuclear pheesicist wha, wi co-resaircher James Cronin, wis awairdit the 1980 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for a 1964 experiment uisin the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron at Brookhaven National Laboratory that proved that certain subatomic reactions dinna adhere tae fundamental symmetry principles.