|Birth Day||February 5, 1915|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Age||105 YEARS OLD|
Nobel Prize-winning physicist who made important discoveries concerning nucleons and electron scattering in atomic nuclei. He made a living teaching at Stanford University from 1950 to 1985.
He won a scholarship from the General Electric Company, and was able to attend graduate school at Princeton University.
He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1961 and coined the term fermi (unit).
He had three children with his wife Nancy.
Johnny Galecki's character on The Big Bang Theory is named after him.