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James Cronin

American,  Physicist
Total Quotes : 15
Excellent Period Series

During this period, with a series of excellent students, we further studied hyperon decays.

- James Cronin

Next Surely Consequence

On even the worst days, when nothing was working at the lab, I knew that at home I would find warmth, peace, companionship, and encouragement. As a consequence, the next day would surely be better.

- James Cronin

College My Life Giving

One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture in French at the College de France.

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Country Assimilating

In addition to the research, I enjoyed learning French and assimilating the culture of another country.

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Allison Nuclear Physics

I did a thesis in experimental nuclear physics under the direction of Samuel K. Allison.

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University Professor

In 1971 I returned to the University of Chicago as Professor of Physics.

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Discovered Began Parity

When the violation of parity was discovered I began a series of electronic experiments to investigate parity violation in hyperon decays.

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Education Provided

My primary and secondary education was provided by the Highland Park Public School System.

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Education Student Began

My real education began when I entered the University of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.

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New Given Stimulated

While at Chicago my interest in the new field of particle physics was stimulated by a course given by Gell- Mann, who was developing his ideas about Strangeness at the time.

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Family Whole Aspen

Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.

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Discovered

The long-lived K meson was discovered at Brookhaven.

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Mother Greek Northwestern

My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University.

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Development Practical

I was much involved in the development of the spark chamber as a practical research tool.

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Work Director Supportive

The Director of the Laboratory, George Reynolds, was most supportive of my efforts to work independently. There followed for ten years a glorious time for research.

- James Cronin