Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (25 May 1921 – 12 December 2020) was a German-born American physicist of Jewish descent. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics. Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.
Hans Jakob Steinberger
25 May 1921
|Died||12 December 2020 (aged 99)|
|Known for||Discovery of the muon neutrino|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
|Academic advisors||Edward Teller|
|Notable students||Eric L. Schwartz|
- "www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics". Archived from the original on 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
- J. Steinberger (1949). "On the use of subtraction fields and the lifetimes of some types of meson decay". Physical Review. 76 (8): 1180. Bibcode:1949PhRv...76.1180S. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.76.1180. Archived from the original on 2012-12-10. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
- "www.secularhumanism.org". Archived from the original on 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
- "Physik-Nobelpreisträger Jack Steinberger ist gestorben". inFranken.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-12-15.
- Steinberger, J., W. K. H. Panofsky & J. Steller. "Evidence for the Production of Neutral Mesons by Photons", Radiation Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (April 1950).
- Panofsky, W. K. H., J. Steinberger & J. Steller. "Further Results on the Production of Neutral Mesons by Photons", Radiation Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (October 1, 1950).
- Steinberger, J. "Experimental Survey of Strange Particle Decays", Columbia University, Nevis Laboratories, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (June 1964).
- Biography and Bibliographic Resources, from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy
- Autobiography (at the Nobel Prize web site) Archived 2005-03-03 at the Wayback Machine
- official web site for the Nobel Prize in Physics Archived 2009-01-16 at the Wayback Machine
- CERN web site for Jack Steinberger Archived 2014-02-12 at the Wayback Machine