On This Day – November 24 : Dutch physicist Simon van der Meer was born on this day in 1925

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 for his contributions to the European Organization for Nuclear Research or CERN project, which led to the discovery of the W and Z subatomic particles – two fundamental constituents of matter.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar