What scientist was born on today's date?

December 5
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Sheldon Lee Glashow (Physics)
Birthday; 1932, New York, NY, USA
Sheldon Lee Glashow graduated from Cornell and Harvard. He shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his part in developing (1960) a theory explaining electromagnetic force and weak nuclear force. The theory predicted the existence of the weak neutral currents which were discovered in 1973. Later, Glashow predicted the existence of a fourth type of quark (charm). It was found in 1974.


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