Robert Hofstadter Quotes

Saurav Singh
1 Min Read
Robert Hofstadter Quotes

Robert Hofstadter (5 February 1915 – 17 November 1990) was an American physicist. He won the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics. He was born on 5 February 1915, in New York City. He graduated from the City College of New York with a B.S. degree in 1935. He got his M.A. and Ph.D. in 1938 from Princeton University. In 1939, he won a Harrison Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, where he continued postdoctoral research.

Famous Robert Hofstadter Quotes

The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues.
Not only has this subject been long associated with the ideas of thinking men over the ages but its practical importance is attested to by the huge resources of men and material thrown into this type of work.
Share This Article