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Luis Alvarez
Info:Won the Nobel Prize for Physics for his studies of subatomic particles, with his son, geologist Walter Alvarez, developed the theory that the dinosaurs were killed off by the impact of a meteor on the earth, worked on the development of the atomic bomb, the linear proton accelerator and the hydrogen bubble chamber for detecting subatomic particle reactions

Date of Birth:06/13/1911
Date of Death:09/01/1988
Age at Death:77
Cause of Death:Cancer
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