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1939

Ernest Lawrence, Nobel Prize in Physics

Ernest Lawrence receives a Nobel Prize for his work on the cyclotron, becoming the first of 23 Berkeley faculty members to date to garner a Nobel Prize, and the first Nobelist…

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