PHYSICS: George Smoot 2006 - Berkeley, CA
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N 37° 52.385 W 122° 15.462
10S E 565284 N 4191992
Quick Description: These are the Nobel Laureate Reserved Parking Spots on the campus of the University of California - Berkeley.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2010 6:49:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM90EZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
These are the Nobel Laureate Reserved Parking spots outside of the physics and astronomy buidings of Campbell Hall and LeConte Hall on the University of California at Berkeley.

There are currently four Physics Nobel Laureates (out of seven total Nobel Winners) currently on the Berkeley faculty:

2006 - George F. Smoot
1997 - Steven Chu
1964 - Charles H. Townes
1960 - Donald A. Glaser

The University of California not only honors their faculty for their amazing academic achievments by honoring them as University Professors, but they also give the Nobel Winners rock-star parking on campus! Each Nobel Winner receives an individual parking spot outside their office building designated with the code "NL" for Nobel Laureate. Special permits are required at all times to park in these spots.
Field of Accomplishment: Physics

Year of Award: 2006

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