|Born||Julian Seymour Schwinger
February 12, 1918
New York City, USA
|Died||July 16, 1994
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Notable awards||Albert Einstein Award (1951)
National Medal of Science (1964)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1965)
Schwinger is well known for his theories about quantum electrodynamics.
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.