Anderson, Carl David

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Anderson, Carl David Gender: M
born on 3 September 1905 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°35' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 09°01 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 22°15'

File:Carl Anderson.jpg
Carl David Anderson


American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physics, and of the muon in 1936.

He was the yungest man to win the Nobel Prize.

He died 11 January 1991.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes his autobiography The Discovery of Anti- matter: The Autobiography of Carl David Anderson:

"The first scientific observation I made on a Third Avenue Elevated Railway Station in New York City about 9.00 pm on May 20, 1910. I was 4 years old, 10 months, 17 days and 7 hours old at the time. It was the appearance of Halley's comet"


  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize