Ernst Ruska

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Birthday
25, 1906
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 27, 1988 (81)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1906
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 27, 1988 (81)

About

German physicist who earned a Nobel Prize in 1986 for designing the world's first electron microscope. His electron microscope allowed scientists to see subatomic particles.

Before Fame

He studied electronics at the Technical College in Munich, later getting his practical experience at Siemens, in Berlin.

Trivia

He was a professor at the Technical University of Berlin from 1957 until his death.

Family Life

His father Julius Ruska was a university professor.

Associated With

Werner Heisenberg was another German Nobel Prize winner who contributed to the study of particle physics.

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