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Cornell Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics

Cornell Remembers Robert Richardson

Professor of physics Robert Richardson passed away in Ithaca on February 19. The University’s first Vice Provost for Research, Richardson was exceptionally distinguished serving as director of the Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics, the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science and most notably as the recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics with Prof. David Lee and Prof. Douglas Osheroff (Ph.D. ’73 now a Stanford emeritus).

Richardson’s obituary in the Cornell Chronicle can be found here.