Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

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Birth 1918-02-12
Death 1994-07-16
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Schwinger was born Feb. 12, 1918 in NYC; AB, Columbia, 1936; Ph. D, Columbia, 1939; received a National Research Council Fellowship and went to UC Berkeley to work with J. Robert Oppenheimer; contributed to the development of the atomic bomb as a staff member at the Metallurgical Laboratory, Univ. of Chicago, 1943; staff member, Radiation Laboratory, MIT, 1943-46; taught at Harvard Univ., 1945-72; taught at UCLA, 1972-88; awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1965 for his contributions in the field of quantum electrodynamics; died July 16, 1994.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1994. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38928655

Physicist (nuclear and high energy physics, electromagnetic theory, quantum electrodynamics and field theory, quantum mechanics). Major affiliations include: Harvard University, 1945-1972; and University of California, Los Angeles, 1972-. Co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for physics in 1965. Died 1994.

From the description of Papers, 1925-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83800475

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