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Dyson at the Long Now Seminar in San Francisco, California, in 2005
Freeman John Dyson
15 December 1923
|Died||28 February 2020
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
(m. 1950; div. 1958)
Imme Jung (m. 1958)
|Children||Esther Dyson, George Dyson, Dorothy Dyson, Mia Dyson, Rebecca Dyson, Emily Dyson|
|Academic advisors||Hans Bethe|
Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch
Freeman John Dyson FRS (December 15, 1923 – February 28, 2020) was an English-born-American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He was known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering. He gained a bachelor degree at the University of Cambridge. In 1957, he became an American citizen.
He won many scientific awards, including the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1981.
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