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Julian Schwinger

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Julian Schwinger
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Born
Julian Seymour Schwinger

(1918-02-12)February 12, 1918
DiedJuly 16, 1994(1994-07-16) (aged 76)
NationalityUnited States
AwardsAlbert Einstein Award (1951)
National Medal of Science (1964)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1965)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics

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.[1]

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]

  1. "Julian Schwinger Summary" – via www.bookrags.com.

Other websites[change | change source]

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