Donald Glaser Dies

Donald Glaser, who won the Nobel Prize in physics before focusing on biological questions, has died, the New York Times reports. He was 86. Glaser built a bubble chamber that could be used to study subatomic particles, despite Enrico Fermi saying that such a chamber was impossible.

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