Martin J. Klein

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Martin J. Klein (M. J. Klein) (June 25, 1924 – March 28, 2009)[1] was a science historian of 19th and 20th century physics. At Yale University, he was the Eugene Higgins emeritus professor of the history of physics and an emeritus professor of physics. He was elected to the Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences (1971), the National Academy of Sciences (1977) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1979).

In 2005 Professor Klein was the first recipient of the Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics, a joint award of the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics.




  1. ^ Hevesi, Dennis (April 1, 2009). "Martin J. Klein, Historian of Physics, Dies at 84". The New York Times. Retrieved April 2, 2009. 

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