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Brian Josephson
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Born in Cardiff, South Wales
Born on 4th of January 1940

Born 1940 - Welsh physicist and Nobel Prize winner.

Studied at Cambridge. Received Phd in 1964. Known for his theory of the “Joesphson effect” on electrical currents. Shared the 1973 Nobel Prize for physics.

Links: Nobel site

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