- Category : 1911-births
- Type : R
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
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- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 3
American nuclear physicist, later astrophysicist, who, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics. He is known for his theoretical and experimental research into nuclear reactions within stars and the energy elements produced in the process.
Fowler was the doctoral advisor at Caltech for Donald D. Clayton, who became the leader of the next generation of nuclear astrophysicists.
Willy Fowler was a lifelong fan of steam locomotives, and owned several working models of various sizes. He died on 14 March 1995, aged 83, in Pasadena, California.