Freeman John Dyson FRS (December 15, 1923 – February 28, 2020) was an English-born-American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He was known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering. He gained a bachelor degree at the University of Cambridge. In 1957, he became an American citizen.
He won many scientific awards, including the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1981.
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- "Scientist wins $1m religion prize". BBC News. 9 May 2000. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
- Freeman Dyson: Disturbing the universe, pg 131, "I had finally become an American ... The decision to abjure my allegiance to Queen Elizabeth might have been a difficult one, but the Queen's ministers made it easy for me."
- Johnson, George (28 February 2020). "Freeman Dyson, Visionary Technologist, Is Dead at 96". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Physicist And Iconoclastic Thinker Freeman Dyson Dies At 96". NPR.org. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- Stone, Andrea (28 February 2020). "Freeman Dyson, legendary theoretical physicist, dies at 96". National Geographic. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
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