Jacob Bekenstein facts for kids
May 1, 1947|
Mexico City, Mexico
|Died||August 16, 2015
|Institutions||Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
|Alma mater||Princeton University
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
|Doctoral advisor||John Wheeler|
|Known for||Black hole thermodynamics|
|Notable awards||Rothschild Prize in Physics (1988)
Israel Prize (2005)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2012)
Jacob David Bekenstein (Hebrew: יעקב בקנשטיין; May 1, 1947 – August 16, 2015) was a Mexican theoretical physicist. He made fundamental contributions to the foundation of black hole thermodynamics and to other aspects of the connections between information and gravitation.
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