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+ 1993 in Dallas/Texas
Polykarp Kusch was a German-born American physicist.
In 1955, the Nobel Committee gave a divided Nobel Prize for
Physics, with one half to going to Kusch
for his accurate determination that the magnetic moment of the
was greater than its theoretical value, thus leading to
reconsideration of—and innovations in—quantum electrodynamics.
(The other 1955 physics laureate was Willis
Eugene Lamb, who won for his work on the spectrum of
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