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Donald Arthur Glaser
Birth: Sep. 21, 1926
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2013
Alameda County
California, USA

Scientist, Nobel Prize Recipient. A physicist and neurobiologist, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1960, when he was honored for the invention of an instrument of detection of elementary particles known as "bubble chamber". He graduated in mathematics and physics from the Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, Ohio (now know as the Case Western Reserve University), and obtained his doctoral research from California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. On the basis of his experimental studies of the momentum spectrum of high energy cosmic ray and mesons at sea level, he became first an instructor at the University of Michigan, then Professor at the same university, and later Professor of Physics at Berkeley. His researches were supported originally by the University of Michigan and later by the National Science Foundation of the United States and from the United States Atomic Energy Commission. From 1962, he began to study molecular biology interesting himself mainly to cancer caused by ultraviolet rays, and as a result of this research he obtained the title and the appointment of Professor in molecular biology. He received many honors for his works, including the Henry Russell Award of the University of Michigan, Charles Vernon Boys Prize of the Physical Society of London, American Physical Society Prize and a honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the Case Institute of Technology. (bio by: Lucy & Chris) 
Mountain View Cemetery
Alameda County
California, USA
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Record added: Nov 26, 2013
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