|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.
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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.