U.S. Jewish Scientist Gets Nobel Prize Award from King of Sweden

Dr. Donald A. Glaser, the 34-year-old physicist from the University of California at Berkeley, was among five 1960 Nobel Prize winners to receive their awards from King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden in ceremonies here list night. Dr. Glaser was awarded the prize for his invention of the bubble chamber, a device for tracking sub-atomic particles with bubbles.

The prize-winning physicist was lauded by Professor Siegbahn of Uppsala University, who said that it was” unusual” for such a development in modern nuclear physics to “be due so much to one single man.” After receiving the award, Dr. Glaser disclosed that he intended to begin studying micro-biology.

NEXT STORY