Donald A. Glaser

Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – Februar 28, 2013) wis an American physicist, neurobiologist, an the winner o the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention o the bubble chamber uised in subatomic pairticle physics.[1][2][3]

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Donald A. Glaser
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Donald A. Glaser
BornDonald Arthur Glaser
21 September 1926(1926-09-21)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Dee'd28 Februar 2013(2013-02-28) (aged 86)
Berkeley, Californie, U.S.
Alma mater
Kent for
  • Ruth Bonnie Thompson (m. 1960; 2 bairns)
  • Lynn Bercovitz (m. 1975)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics, Molecular biology
Doctoral advisorCarl David Anderson


  1. Poggio, Tomaso (2013). "Donald Arthur Glaser (1926–2013) Physicist and biotechnologist who invented the bubble chamber". Nature. 496 (7443): 32. Bibcode:2013Natur.496...32P. doi:10.1038/496032a. PMID 23552936.
  2. Vettel, Eric (2006). "Donald Glaser: The Bubble Chamber, Bioengineering, Business Consulting, and Neurobiology – an oral history conducted in 2003–2004" (PDF). Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2013. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. Glaser, D. (1952). "Some Effects of Ionizing Radiation on the Formation of Bubbles in Liquids". Physical Review. 87 (4): 665. Bibcode:1952PhRv...87..665G. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.87.665.