Samuel Abraham Goudsmit

Uhlenbeck, shopkeeper and Goudsmit (right)

Samuel Abraham Goudsmit (* 11. July 1902 into the Hague, the Netherlands; † 4. December 1978 in Reno, Nevada, the USA) was an US-American physicist of Netherlands origin.

Beside different work to the atomic and nuclear physics he postulated 1925 together with George Eugene Uhlenbeck the existence of the electron spin.

Goudsmit was member of the ALSOS - mission.

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