Murray Gell-Mann (/ ˈ m ʌr i ˈ ɡ ɛ l ˈ m æ n /; September 15, 1929 – May 24, 2019) was an American physicist who played a preeminent role in the development of the theory of elementary particles.
Murray Gell-Mann, (born September 15, 1929, New York, New York, U.S.—died May 24, 2019, Santa Fe, New Mexico), American physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1969 for his work pertaining to the classification of subatomic particles and their interactions.
In 1959 Professor Gell-Mann was awarded the Dannie Heineman Prize of the American Physical Society. He is a Fellow of this society and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Murray Gell-Mann was in 1955 married to J. Margaret Dow; they have a daughter, Elizabeth, and a son, Nicholas.
Murray Gell-Mann, who has died aged 89, was the leading figure in the study of elementary particle physics in the middle years of the 20th century. His work transformed the way that physicists ...
Facts. Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. Murray Gell-Mann. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1969. Born: 15 September 1929, New York, NY, USA. Died: 24 May 2019, Santa Fe, NM, USA. Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA.
Murray Gell-Mann (1929–2019) Theoretical physicist who won a Nobel for codifying fundamental particles. Robert P. Crease Credit: Santa Fe Institute Nobel laureate Murray Gell-Mann once...
Murray Gell-Mann, who laid the groundwork for modern theoretical particle physics, died May 24 at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 89.