Gell-Mann, Murray

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Gell-Mann, Murray Gender: M
born on 15 September 1929 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Manhattan, New York, 40n46, 73w59
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°36' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°34 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 22°04'

Murray Gell-Mann
photo: World Economic Forum, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles. Until his death, he was the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology, a distinguished fellow and co-founder of the Santa Fe Institute, a professor of physics at the University of New Mexico, and the Presidential Professor of Physics and Medicine at the University of Southern California.

Gell-Mann spent several periods at CERN, among others as a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow in 1972.

Together with author Michael Crichton, Gell-Mann was responsible for defining the theoretical psychological phenomenon called the Gell-Mann amnesia effect.

Gell-Mann died on 24 May 2019, aged 89, at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection: Steinbrecher quotes him from mutual friend


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (One step)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics (Physicist)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize