Helen Quinn

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Helen Quinn
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Quinn lectures at Dirac Medal Ceremony, 2000.
Born
Helen Rhoda Arnold

(1943-05-19) 19 May 1943 (age 79)
Melbourne, Australia
NationalityUnited States naturalised citizen
Alma materTintern Grammar
Stanford University
Known forPeccei-Quinn theory
Hierarchy of Interactions in Unified Gauge Theories
A Framework for K-12 Science Education
AwardsDirac Medal (2000)
Order of Australia (2005)
Oskar Klein Medal (2008)
Sakurai Prize (2013)
Karl Taylor Compton Medal (2016)
Benjamin Franklin Medal (2018)
Scientific career
FieldsParticle physics
InstitutionsHarvard University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University
Doctoral advisorJames Bjorken

Helen Rhoda Arnold Quinn (born 19 May 1943) is an Australian-born American particle physicist and educator. Her works to theoretical physics include the Peccei-Quinn theory which showed a corresponding symmetry of nature and works relating to particle interactions.[1]

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  1. Council, National Research (2011-07-19). A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas. doi:10.17226/13165. ISBN 9780309217422.