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Two American Jewish Scientists Win 1965 Nobel Prize for Physics

October 22, 1965
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Two American Jewish scientists were named today, along with a Japanese physicist, as winners of the Nobel prize in physics for 1965. They are Dr. Richard P. Feynman, 47, Coleman professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology, and Dr. Julian Schwinger, also 47, professor of physics at Harvard University. Both were born in New York City.

Dr. Feynman is a member of the Royal Society of London and of the National Academy of Science. He won the Albert Einstein Award of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton in 1954 and the Einstein Award of the Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University. Dr. Schwinger also is a member of the National Academy of Science which honored him with its Nature of Light award in 1949.

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