Leprince-Ringuet, Louis

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Leprince-Ringuet, Louis Gender: M
born on 27 March 1901 at 20:51 (= 8:51 PM )
Place Ales, France, 44n08, 4e05
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°30' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°47 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 09°12'


French nuclear physicist and author who specialized in X-ray research. He was one of the leading authorities in experimental particle physics and was the first to discover evidence of a new type of subatomic particle. He wrote numerous books including "Cosmic Rays," 1945 and "Atoms and Men," 1958.

Leprince-Ringuet received his education at the Polytechnic School and the School of Electricity and Science. He was a professor at the Polytechnic School in the physics department from 1936-69 and lectured at the College of France from 1959-72. He was chief of the atomic energy group from 1951-71 and president of the European Center for Nuclear Research from 1964-66. He was a member of the Academy of Sciences as well as l'Académie française.

He was married with six children and enjoyed painting, tennis and skiing.

Just three months shy of his 100th birthday, Leprince-Ringuet died on 12/23/2000, Paris.


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1945 ("Cosmic Rays")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 ("Atoms and Men")
  • Work : New Career 1936 (Polytechnic School professor, 33 years)
  • Work : New Job 1959 (Lectured at College of France, 13 years)
  • Work : New Job 1951 (Chief of the atomic energy group, 20 years)
  • Work : New Job 1964 (President of the European center for Nuclear Research, two years)

Source Notes

De Lescaut quotes Gauquelin Vol 2/2784 (9:00 PM Paris time)


  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (X-ray research)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics (Nuclear)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor at Polytechnic School)
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker (Lecturer)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Professor for 33 years)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Groups (Academy of Sciences)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Painting)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Tennis and skiing)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 99)