Valentine Telegdi

Valentine Telegdi
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Valentine Louis Telegdi

(1922-01-11)January 11, 1922
DiedApril 8, 2006(2006-04-08) (aged 84)
Scientific career

Valentine Louis Telegdi (Hungarian: Telegdi Bálint; 11 January 1922 – April 8, 2006) was a Hungarian-born U.S. physicist.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] He was the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago[9] before he moved to ETH Zürich.

After retiring from ETH he divided his time between CERN and the California Institute of Technology. Telegdi chaired CERN's scientific policy committee from 1981 to 1983.[citation needed]

According to György Marx he was one of The Martians.[10]

Awards and honours

In 1991 he shared the Wolf Prize in Physics with Maurice Goldhaber.[citation needed] He was elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (ForMemRS) in 2003.[1][11]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Brown, Laurie M. (2009). "Valentine Louis Telegdi. 11 January 1922 -- 8 April 2006". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. London: Royal Society. 55: 291–304. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2009.0012.
  2. ^ "Royal Society elections recognize research in particles and waves". CERN Courier. 43 (8): 36. October 2003.
  3. ^ Lippincott, S. (2007). "A Conversation with Valentine L.Telegdi – Part I". Physics in Perspective. 9 (4): 434–467. Bibcode:2007PhP.....9..434L. doi:10.1007/s00016-006-0306-2. S2CID 120739806.
  4. ^ Lippincott, S. (2008). "A Conversation with Valentine L.Telegdi – Part II". Physics in Perspective. 10 (1): 77–109. Bibcode:2008PhP....10...77L. doi:10.1007/s00016-006-0307-1. S2CID 195338719.
  5. ^ "Array of Contemporary American Physicists | Valentine Telegdi". Archived from the original on 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2011-07-15.
  6. ^ Laurie M. Brown. "Valentine Louis Telegdi: 1922-2006, Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-07-15.
  7. ^ Ericson, Torleif; Freudenreich, Klaus; Martin, André (September 2006). "Valentine L Tegledi 1922-2006". CERN Courier. 46 (7): 49.
  8. ^ "Scientific publications of Valentine Telegdi publications". INSPIRE-HEP.
  9. ^ Bargmann, V.; Telegdi, V. L. (1959). "Precession of the Polarization of Particles Moving in a Homogeneous Electromagnetic Field". Physical Review Letters. 2 (10): 435–436. Bibcode:1959PhRvL...2..435B. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.2.435.
  10. ^ A marslakók legendája - György Marx
  11. ^ Cabibbo, Nicola; Freund, Peter G. O.; Gell-Mann, Murray; Goldberger, Marvin L.; Nambu, Yoichiro; Oehme, Reinhard; Okun, Lev; Winston, Roland (July 2006). "Obituary: Valentine Louis Telegdi". Physics Today. 59 (7): 66–67. Bibcode:2006PhT....59g..66C. doi:10.1063/1.2337842.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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