San Diego campus. Nobel Prize awarded to Maria Goeppert Mayer, only woman besides Marie Curie (1903) to win the coveted Nobel Prize for physics, for work on the shell model for atomic nuclei. Photograph, taken in December 1963, shows Mrs. Mayer approaching the King of Sweden to receive Nobel medal.
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Centennial Exhibit from the Nine Campuses of the University of California, 1868-1968
UARC PIC 1900.46
The Bancroft Library
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