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Isidor Isaac Rabi

Isidor Isaac Rabi (July 29, 1898 - January 11, 1988) was an American physicist of Austro-Hungarian origin.

Rabi was born in Raymanov, Austria[?], then Austria-Hungary and was brought to the US as a child the following year. He graduated at Cornell University in 1921, continuing his studies at Columbia University.

Rabi won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1944 "for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei".

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