Lyman Spitzer

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Awards Won
For important contributions to the theory of star formation and evolving stellar systems and plasma physics, including use of fusion as a source of energy. (1979, National Medal of Science for Physical Science)
? (1973, Bruce Medal)
 

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1997-03-31
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1914-06-26
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