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Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Hungarian: Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – Januar 1, 1995), wis a Hungarian-American theoretical pheesicist, ingineer an mathematician. He received hauf o the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1963 "for his contreibutions tae the theory o the atomic nucleus an the elementary pairticles, pairteecularly throu the discovery an application o fundamental symmetry principles".[1]

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Eugene Wigner
Born Eugene Paul Wigner
17 November 1902(1902-11-17)
Budapest, Austrick-Hungary
Died 1 Januar 1995(1995-01-01) (aged 92)
Princeton, New Jersey, US
Citizenship American (post-1937)
Hungarian (pre-1937)
Alma mater Technical Varsity o Berlin
Kent for Bargmann–Wigner equations
Law o conservation o parity
Wigner D-matrix
Wigner–Eckart theorem
Wigner's friend
Wigner semicircle distribution
Wigner's clessification
Wigner distribution function
Wigner quasi-probability distribution
Wigner crystal
Wigner effect
Wigner energy
Wigner lattice
Relativistic Breit–Wigner distribution
Modified Wigner distribution function
Wigner–d'Espagnat inequality
Gabor–Wigner transform
Wigner's theorem
Jordan–Wigner transformation
Newton–Wigner localisation
Wigner-Inonu contraction
Wigner–Seitz cell
Wigner–Seitz radius
Thomas-Wigner rotation
Wigner–Weyl transform
Wigner-Wilkins Spectra
6-j seembol
9-j seembol
Hauf-marrae(s) Amelia Frank (1936–1937; her daith)
Mary Annette Wheeler (1941–1977; her daith; 2 bairns)
Eileen Clare-Patton Hamilton (1 bairn) (died November 21, 2010)
Awairds Medal for Merit (1946)
Franklin Medal (1950)
Enrico Fermi Awaird (1958)
Atoms for Peace Awaird (1959)
Max Planck Medal (1961)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1963)
Naitional Medal o Science (1969)
Albert Einstein Awaird (1972)
Wigner Medal (1978)
Scientific career
Fields Theoretical pheesics
Atomic pheesics
Nuclear pheesics
Solit-state pheesics
Institutions Varsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Wisconsin–Madison
Princeton Varsity
Manhattan Project
Doctoral advisor Michael Polanyi
Other academic advisors László Rátz
Richard Becker
Doctoral students John Bardeen
Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Marcos Moshinsky
Abner Shimony
Edwin Thompson Jaynes
Frederick Seitz
Conyers Herring
Frederick Tappert
J O Hirschfelder
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  1. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved May 19, 2015.