Schwartz, Melvin

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Schwartz, Melvin (1932-) is an American physicist. He won the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles called neutrinos. A subatomic particle is a unit of matter smaller than an atom. Schwartz shared the prize with his research partners, the American physicists Leon Max Lederman and Jack Steinberger.


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