“Winning the prize wasn’t half as exciting as doing the work itself.” Maria Goeppert Mayer
Maria Goeppert Mayer accepts the Nobel Prize in physics becoming the second woman to receive the honor after Marie Curie in 1903.
Maria Goeppert Mayer was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She was the second woman to win a Nobel Prize in physics, the first being Marie Curie
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- Maria Goeppert Mayer | Nobel Prize.Org: https://www.nobelprize.org/educational/nobelprize_info/goeppert-mayer-edu.html
- Maria Goeppert Mayer | Famous Scientists: https://www.famousscientists.org/maria-goeppert-mayer/
- Maria Goeppert Mayer | Quotes: http://www.azquotes.com/author/29356-Maria_Goeppert_Mayer