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Kenneth G. Wilson
  • Name: Kenneth G. Wilson
  • Born: 06/08/1936
  • Died: 06/15/2013 (77 years old)
  • Known for: Renormalization group, Phase transitions, Wilson loops

Kenneth GeddesKenWilson (June8, 1936 – June15, 2013) was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on phase transitions—illuminating the subtle essence of phenomena like melting ice and emerging magnetism. It was embodied in his fundamental work on the renormalization group.

Birth Name: Kenneth Geddes Wilson

Alias: Kenneth Geddes Wilson

Birth Place: Waltham, Massachusetts

Death Place: Saco, Maine

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