Eugene Wigner Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Eugene Wigner Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Professional Mathematicians of the world Eugene Wigner including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Eugene Wigner
Real Name Eugene Wigner
Also Listed In Mathematicians, Physicists
Also Known As E. P. Wigner, Eugene Paul Wigner, Eugene P. Wigner, Eugene Paul
Profession Physicist & Mathematician
Nationality American
Religion Judaism, Lutheranism
Personal Life Of Eugene Wigner
Born on 17 November 1902
Birthday 17th November
Died At Age 92
Sun Sign Scorpio
Born in Budapest, Hungary
Died on 01 January 1995
Place of death Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Siblings Margit Wigner
Spouses/Partners Amelia Frank (1936 – 1937; her death), Mary Annette Wheeler (1941- 1977; her death; 2 children), Eileen Clare-Patton Hamilton (1 child) (died November 21, 2010)
Education Technical University of Berlin, Fasori Gimnázium
Awards Medal for Merit (1946) Franklin Medal (1950) Enrico Fermi Award (1958) Atoms for Peace Award (1959) Max Planck Medal (1961) Nobel Prize in Physics (1963) National Medal of Science (1969) Albert Einstein Award (1972) Wigner Medal (1978)
Personal Fact of Eugene Wigner

Eugene Paul “E. P.” Wigner was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician and a joint winner of the Nobel Prize for his contribution to nuclear physics. From the beginning of his career, Wigner had made many significant cross-disciplinary discoveries.

He established the importance of symmetry principles in quantum mechanics and was one of the first scientists to apply quantum mechanics to the theory of solids and chemical kinetics. He also led the endeavour to design the first high-powered reactors to be used in World War II. He was responsible for the full development of the R-matrix theory for nuclear reactions. More than forty doctoral students studied theoretical physics under his supervision at the Princeton University. As a statesman, he lobbied for civil defense. Later in life, he became inclined towards the philosophy of science.

Wigner held memberships in different associations like the American Philosophical Society, the American Mathematical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences and Letters, and the Austrian Academy of Sciences. He was also a corresponding member of the Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, Gottingen, and foreign member of the Royal Society of Great Britain. In his final years, he remained active in fostering cultural and scientific ties between Hungarians and the world.

 

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