Carl Wieman

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Birthday
26, 1951
Birthplace
Oregon
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Oregon

About

Physicist who received the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics for the production of the first true Bose–Einstein condensate, which he developed in 1995. He was The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy Associate Director from 2010 to 2012.

Before Fame

He studied at MIT and Stanford University where he received his Ph.D.

Trivia

He is a member of the USA Science and Engineering Festival's Advisory Board.

Family Life

He grew up in Oregon where he graduated from Corvallis High School.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of fellow American physicist Michio Kaku.