Raymond Davis Jr. is born to his parents Ramond Davis Senior and Ida Rogers Younger in Washington D.C.. He visits Primary School and High School in public schools of Washington and is very interested in photography, a passion shared by his father, a professional photographer.
Raymond Davis Jr. works for the Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan.
Raymond Davis Jr. works at Brookhaven National Laboratory, which supports peaceful usage of nuclear energy. He decides to do researches and experiments in the field of neutrino physics.
Raymond Davis Jr. shares the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics with Masatoshi Koshiba and Riccardo Giacconi for their pioneering contributions to astrophysics, in particular for the detection of cosmic neutrinos.
Raymond Davis Jr. receives his PhD in physical chemistry at Yale University in 1942.
In a goldmine Raymond Davis Jr. discovers the "solar neutrino problem" in an expermient. It describes the difference of theoretical models of the solar interior and the measured number of neutrinos flowing through the earth.
Raymond Davis Jr. becomes Research Professor of Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania in 1984.
Raymond Davis Jr. is drawn into the army as reserve officer in 1942. Most of the time he spends at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah watching chemical weapon tests.
Raymond Davis Jr. gains his Bachelor´s degree in chemistry at the University of Maryland in 1938.
Raymond Davis Jr. Works on applied radiochemistry of interest to the United States Atomic Energy Commission at the Monsanto Chemical Company´s Mound Laboratory in Miamisburg, Ohio.
Raymond Davis Jr. dies in Blue Point, New York, from Alzheimer´s Disease on 31. May 2006.
Raymond Davis Jr. earns his Master´s degree in chemistry at the University of Maryland in 1940.
After meeting Anna Torrey at Brookhaven National Laboratory in spring 1948, Raymond Davis Jr. and Anna get married in late 1948. They have five children and eleven grandchildren.