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Jack Steinberger

Steinberger, Jack (1921– ), U.S. physicist. Steinberger, Leon Lederman, and Melvin Schwartz won the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for their work on the use of the subatomic particles known as neutrinos to study other subatomic particles, and their discovery of the muon neutrino. He worked at the University of California, Berkeley (1948–50), Columbia University (1950–71), and the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (1968– ).

See also: Neutrino.

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