Julian Seymour Schwinger
February 12, 1918
|Died||July 16, 1994 (aged 76)|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Awards||Albert Einstein Award (1951)|
National Medal of Science (1964)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1965)
Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was an American theoretical physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Schwinger is well known for his theories about quantum electrodynamics.
Biography[change | change source]
Schwinger was born in New York City. His parents were Jewish from Poland.
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.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Julian Schwinger Summary" – via www.bookrags.com.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Julian Schwinger at Wikimedia Commons
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