Julian Schwinger

American theoretical physicist

Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was an American theoretical physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Julian Schwinger
Julian Seymour Schwinger

(1918-02-12)February 12, 1918
DiedJuly 16, 1994(1994-07-16) (aged 76)
NationalityUnited States
AwardsAlbert Einstein Award (1951)
National Medal of Science (1964)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1965)
Scientific career

Schwinger is well known for his theories about quantum electrodynamics.

Biography change

Schwinger was born in New York City. His parents were Jewish from Poland.[1]

Schwinger attended Townsend Harris High School and the City College of New York. He received a B.A. in 1936. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He worked at the University of California, Berkeley.

Schwinger died of pancreatic cancer.

References change

  1. "Julian Schwinger Summary" – via www.bookrags.com.

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