TITLE

Osheroff, Douglas Dean

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Osheroff, Douglas Dean (1945-), an American physicist, shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in physics with David Morris Lee and Robert Coleman Richardson for their 1972 discovery that helium-3, a rare isotope of helium, becomes a superfluid when cooled to about two-thousandths of a Celsius degree above absolute zero.
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37309244

 

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