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Julian Schwinger
BornJulian Seymour Schwinger
February 12, 1918(1918-02-12)
New York City, USA
DiedJuly 16, 1994(1994-07-16) (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California, USA
NationalityUnited States
FieldsPhysics
Notable awardsAlbert 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

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.

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