Dudley R. Herschbach

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Birthday
18, 1932
Birthplace
San Jose, CA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1932 (age 87)
Birthplace
San Jose, CA

About

Chemist who received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his crossed molecular beam experiments. During his long career in the sciences he published over 400 scientific papers.

Before Fame

He attended UC Berkeley before receiving a Ph.D. in chemical physics in 1958 from Harvard University.

Trivia

He was featured on an episode of The Simpsons where he is seen presenting the Nobel Prize in Physics to Professor Frink.

Family Life

He married Georgene Herschbach in 1934.

Associated With

Amongst his many honors, he received the Linus Pauling Medal in 1978.