# Tsung-Dao Lee

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Tsung-Dao Lee (Chinese: 李政道; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèngdào; born November 24, 1926) is a Chinese-American physicist, known for his work on parity violation, the Lee–Yang theorem, particle physics, relativistic heavy ion (RHIC) physics, nontopological solitons, and soliton stars. He was a University Professor Emeritus at Columbia University in New York City, where he taught from 1953 until his retirement in 2012.[1]

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Tsung-Dao Lee

T. D. Lee in 1956
BornNovember 24, 1926 (age 96)
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ThesisHydrogen Content and Energy-productive Mechanism of White Dwarfs (1950)