Awards & Winners

Edward Mills Purcell

Date of Birth 30-August-1912
Place of Birth Taylorville
(Christian County, Illinois, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Edward M Purcell
Profession Physicist
Edward Mills Purcell was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance in liquids and in solids. Nuclear magnetic resonance has become widely used to study the molecular structure of pure materials and the composition of mixtures.

Awards by Edward Mills Purcell

Check all the awards nominated and won by Edward Mills Purcell.


National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance in condensed matter and the measurement of interstellar magnetic fields.)


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for their development of new methods for nuclear magnetic precision measurements and discoveries in connection therewith.)