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Authorised form of namePauli; Wolfgang Ernst (1900 - 1958)
Dates1900 - 1958
Place of birthVienna, Austria
Date of birth25/04/1900
Place of deathZurich, Switzerland
Date of death14 or 15 December 1958
Research fieldPhysics
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1945
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election23/04/1953
Age at election52
SourcesSources:
DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1959 vol 5 pp 175-192, plate, by R E Peierls
References:
J B Adams, 'Four Generations of Nuclear Physicists' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 75-94
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
Notes:
DSB gives death date as 14 December 1958
Royal Society codeNA588
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1953/29Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/3/1/3/3/30Correspondece with Wolfgang Pauli following Blackett's 1947 paper on magnetismJune 1948
PB/2/7/3Correspondence on Particle Disintegration, Cosmic Rays and Astrophysics, 1933-19341933-1934
PB/1/33/1/7Nobel Prize1948
RR/66/79Letter from Charles Galton Darwin, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On relativistic wave equations for particles of arbitrary spin in an electromagnetic field' by M Fierz and Wolfgang Ernst Pauli16 July 1939
RR/66/78Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'On relativistic wave equations for particles of arbitrary spin in an electromagnetic field' by M Fierz and Wolfgang Ernst Pauli[June 1939]
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