Anderson, Carl David
|born on||3 September 1905 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||10°35' 09°01 Asc. 22°15'|
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.
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