William Alfred Fowler

American nuclear physicist (1911-1995)

William Alfred "Willie" Fowler (August 9, 1911March 14, 1995) was an American astrophysicist, who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his theoretical and experimental studies of the nuclear reactions of importance in the formation of the chemical elements in the universe".


  • It is the great glory of the quest for human knowledge that, while making some small contribution to that quest, we can also continue to learn and to take pleasure in learning.
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