Luis Walter Alvarez Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Luis Walter Alvarez Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other


This Biography is about one of the best Physicist Luis Walter Alvarez including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Luis Walter Alvarez
Real Name Luis Walter Alvarez
Profession Physicists
Famous as Physicist
Nationality American
Personal Life of Luis Walter Alvarez
Born on 13 June 1911
Birthday 13th June
Died At Age 77
Sun Sign Gemini
Born in San Francisco
Died on 01 September 1988
Place of death Berkeley
Personal Life of Luis Walter Alvarez
Father Walter C. Alvarez
Children Walter Alvarez
Education University of Chicago
Hobbies Flying, Golf, Music, and Inventing
Awards 1968 – Nobel Prize in Physics

1961 – Albert Einstein Award

1964 – National Medal of Science for Physical Science

Personal Fact of Luis Walter Alvarez

An experimental physicist, Luis Walter Alvarez was known for the discovery of resonance particles and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1968. His scientific inclination could be credited to his father and grandfather, as both of them were physicians. He was educated in San Francisco, and later moved on to Rochester where he attended Rochester High School.

Alvarez received all his degrees till doctorate from University of Chicago. During his college days he investigated the effect of cosmic rays. He then worked at the Radiation Laboratory where his long association with University of Berkeley was formed. During this time, he also got engaged to his first wife Geraldine, whom he later divorced and married again. During World War II, Luis worked in MIT on microwave radar research.

The next few years, he also participated in the development of atomic bomb. His association with the Radiation Laboratory was once again established, after the war, as he worked on a hydrogen bubble chamber. His long-standing association with Physics was recognized by the Nobel Prize Committee. In his later years, he worked with his son Walter and developed the theory about the extinction of dinosaurs. Read on to know more about his life and works


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