John Archibald Wheeler Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

John Archibald Wheeler Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Physicist John Archibald Wheeler including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of John Archibald Wheeler
Profession Physicists
Nick Name John A. Wheeler, John Wheeler, Johnny
Famous as Physicist
Nationality American
Personal Life of John Archibald Wheeler
Born on 09 July 1911
Birthday 9th July
Died At Age 96
Sun Sign Cancer
Born in Jacksonville
Died on 13 April 2008
Place of death Hightstown
City Florida
Spouse/Partner Janette Hegner
Children Alison Wheeler Lahnston, Letitia Wheeler Ufford, James English Wheeler
Education 1933 – Johns Hopkins University, 1926 – Baltimore City College
Awards Oersted Medal 1997 – Wolf Prize in Physics

1988 – Albert Einstein Medal

1968 – Enrico Fermi Award

1965 – Albert Einstein Award Matteucci Medal Franklin Medal 1946 – Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences US & Canada 1971 – National Medal of Science for Physical Science

Personal Fact of John Archibald Wheeler

John Archibald Wheeler was a renowned theoretical physicist from America who explained the concept of nuclear fission and fusion. He was instrumental in development of the first atom bomb during World War II and later was involved in the making of the hydrogen bomb. After completing his schooling this scientific genius, associated with the likes of Niels Bohr and Gregory Breit and with the latter he put forth the Breit-Wheeler process to convert light into matter.

He then began his four decade long association with the Princeton University. It was at Princeton that he developed the concept of S-matrix, which holds good even today. Owing to his expertise in the process of nuclear fission he was inducted into Project Manhattan during WWII. He made significant contribution in the development of nuclear reactor as well as in the purification of Plutonium.

After the WWII he resumed his academic responsibilities and was involved in various other research work that included theoretical physics. He spearheaded the revival of theoretical physics and studied the time-space continuum and strived to establish a geometrical basis for phenomenon like gravity. His efforts led to the inception of Geometrodynamics and he even studied wormholes and black holes. In fact he was the one to coin the term black hole. Read on to know more about his life and works

 

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