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27/01/1936 American physicist Samuel Ting is born

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Cern: Interview Samuel Ting - AMS

Together with Burton Richter he discovered the J/ψ subatomic particle. Each of them thought he discovered a new particle. Both announced their discoveries on the same day, 11th November 1974. They quickly that it was the same particle. Its discovery started a period of great changes in particle physics called the November revolution.
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