Richter, Burton

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Richter, Burton (1931-) is an American physicist. He won the 1976 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of a new kind of elementary nuclear particle, which was given the name psi particle.


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