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On This Day – June 09 : The American-Danish physicist Ben R. Mottelson was born on this day in 1926

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Together with Aage N. Bohr and James Rainwater, Mottelson developed models of the atomic nucleus that considered the effects of internal structure on properties such as charge distribution. The trio won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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