Broglie, Louis Victor de (1892-1987), a French physicist. While a graduate student at the Sorbonne in 1923, de Broglie suggested that electrons have wave properties similar to those of light.
He was born exactly 300 years after Galileo died. He has yet to be awarded a Nobel Prize, although he was awarded a guest spot on “The Simpsons.” What else do you know (or not know) about this acclaimed physicist? See more »