1969 Nobel Prize in physics recipient
Who is Murray Gell-Mann?
He is still alive and kicking to this day. He works as a professor at The Santa Fe Institute (which he founded) in California. He has written a popular science book over his theories of quarks known as "The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex"
Major Contributions to Physics:
Created the Gell-Mann-Okubo formula that explained his quark models.