Richard, 1916–70, U.S. historian.
Robert, 1915–90, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1961.
Contemporary Examples

Our Favorite Books of 2009 The Daily Beast December 21, 2009
Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago Lewis Beale October 18, 2014
The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism Fred Siegel January 25, 2014

American physicist who determined the inner structure of protons and neutrons (1948) and in 1961 shared with German physicist Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer the 1961 Nobel Prize for physics.


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