Thursday, December 23, 2004


Nobel physicist, 82, to wed student, 28

`An 82-year-old Chinese Nobel physicist plans to marry a 28-year-old graduate student, whom he has described as his “last gift” from God. [..]

Mr Yang went to study in the US in 1945. He shared the 1957 Nobel Prize in Physics with his friend and colleague Tsung-dao Lee for their joint work on so-called parity laws which led to important discoveries regarding elementary particles.’

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