glashow, sheldon lee

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Glashow   (glāsh'ō)  Pronunciation Key 
American physicist who developed one of the first theories of an electroweak force, unifying two of the four fundamental forces of nature—the electromagnetic force and the weak force—as two aspects of a single underlying force. He developed the theories of Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg by introducing a new particle property known as charm, and for this work he shared with Salam and Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics.
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