Sheldon Lee Glashow
American theoretical physicist
Sheldon Lee Glashow (US: /ˈɡlæʃoʊ/, UK: /ˈɡlæʃaʊ/; born December 5, 1932) is an American theoretical physicist. He is the Metcalf Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Boston University. He is also a professor emeritus, at Harvard University. He is known for his works about the unification of electroweak interactions. He won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics alongside Steven Weinberg and Abdus Salam.
Glashow was born in New York City. He studied at Cornell University and Harvard University. In 1972, he married Joan Shirley Alexander. They have four children.
- ↑ "Glashow". The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (5th ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
- ↑ "Glashow". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
- ↑ "Glashow, Sheldon Lee". Lexico UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
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