Zemřel James Cronin

james-cronin James W. Cronin, a Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics (1980, together with Val Fitch) for his groundbreaking work on the laws governing matter and antimatter and their role in the universe, died on August 25, at the age of 84. He was also a cofounder of the Pierre Auger Observatory, which is designed to detect extremely powerful, cosmic rays that periodically travel through Earth’s atmosphere, and where also participate the scientists from the Czech Republic.

(notice PhysicsWorld, University of Chicago)