Henry Way Kendall

name=Henry Way Kendall

birth_date = birth date|1926|12|9|df=y
birth_place = Boston, Massachusetts
death_date = Death date and age|1999|2|15|1926|12|9|df=yes
death_place= Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida
alma_mater = Amherst College, MIT
nationality = United States
prizes=Nobel Prize in Physics (1990)
work_institution = MIT
doctoral_advisor = Martin Deutsch

Henry Way Kendall (December 9, 1926 – February 15, 1999) was an American physicist.

He was born in Boston and attended Deerfield Academy and later Amherst College. He taught for much of his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics."

Kendall was not only a very accomplished physicist, but also a very skilled mountaineer and photographer. He was also one of the founding members of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He was active throughout much of his life to advance the causes of UCS. He was particularly interested in the Energy Problem and Nuclear Proliferation.

He died in Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida while photographing an underwater cave system.

See also

* MIT Physics Department

External links

* [http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/friedman_taylor_kendall.html Photograph, Biography and Bibliographic Resources] , from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy
* [http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/1999/kendall.html Obituary of Henry Kendall from the MIT News Office]
* [http://web.mit.edu/physics MIT Physics Department website]
* [http://www.aip.org/history/ohilist/4704.html Oral History interview transcript with Henry Way Kendall 25 and 26 November 1986, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library and Archives]

NAME= Kendall, Henry Way
SHORT DESCRIPTION= American physicist
DATE OF BIRTH= 9 December 1926
PLACE OF BIRTH= Boston, Massachusetts
DATE OF DEATH= 15 February 1999
PLACE OF DEATH= Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida

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