Robert Hofstadter bio

Birth Name: Robert Hofstadter

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: February5, 1915

Date Of Death: November 17, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Robert Hofstadter was born on the 5th of February, 1915. He was famous for being a Physicist. Nobel Prize-winning physicist who made important discoveries concerning nucleons and electron scattering in atomic nuclei. He made a living teaching at Stanford University from 1950 to 1985.

Robert Hofstadter was born in New York. He won a scholarship from the General Electric Company, and was able to attend graduate school at Princeton University. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1961 and coined the term fermi (unit).

Robert Hofstadter was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Hofstadter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Robert Hofstadter was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Zodiac Sign: Robert Hofstadter was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Hofstadter was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Robert Hofstadter had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Robert Hofstadter’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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