Bloch, Felix

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Born: Oct 23, 1905 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists


1905 - Born on the 23rd of Octber in Zurich, Switzerland.

1924 - Finished high school at Gymnasium, Canton of Zurich.

1927 - Graduated at Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

1928 - Took up PhD, at University of Leipzig.

1933 - Served as Professor at Stanford University.

1934 - He left Germany, emigrating to work at Stanford University.

1939 - Became a naturalized citizen of the United States.

         - He worked on atomic energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

         - He concentrated on investigations into nuclear induction and nuclear magnetic resonance.

         - With Edward Purcell, co-discovered nuclear magnetic resonance.

1952 - Awarded the Nobel Prize for "development of new ways and methods for nuclear magnetic precision measurements."

1954-1955 - Served for one year as the first Director-General of CERN.

1961 - He was made Max Stein Professor of Physics at Stanford University.

1965 - President of American Physical Society.

1983 - Died on 10th of September in Zurich, Switzerland.

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