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Carl David Anderson (1905 - 1991)

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Carl David Anderson
Born in New York, New York, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Father of and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in San Marino, California, USAmap
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Categories: California Institute of Technology | Physicists | Nobel Laureates of the 20th Century.


Carl Anderson was a Nobel prize winner in physics. The Caltech scientist is known for work with cosmic rays and for his part in the discovery of the muon.[1] He is the son of Carl David Anderson and Emma Adolfina Ajaxson, husband of Lorraine Bergman, and father of sons Marshall and David.[2][3]

The most detailed online biography I have found is [4]


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Carl David Anderson," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed January 17, 2019).
  2. Carl D. Anderson – Biographical. Nobel Media AB 2019. Thu. 17 Jan 2019. <>
  3. Carl D. Anderson Biography. Editors. 17 Jan 2019.
  4. Carl David Anderson. Biographical Memoirs: V.73 (1998). Accessed 17 jan 2019.

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