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Freeman Dyson

Freeman DysonAKA Freeman John Dyson

Born: 15-Dec-1923
Birthplace: Crowthorne, England
Died: 28-Feb-2020
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: Accident - Fall

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist, Mathematician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Theoretical physicist at Institute for Advanced Study

Military service: Royal Air Force Bomber Command (civilian technician 1941)

Father: George Dyson
Mother: Mildred Atkey
Wife: Verena Esther Huber (m. 1950, div. 1958, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Esther Dyson (technologist, b. 14-Jul-1951)
Son: George Dyson (author, b. 1953)
Wife: Imme Jung (one son, five daughters)

    High School: Winchester College
    University: BA Mathematics,Trinity College, Cambridge University (1945)
    Professor: Cornell University
    Professor: Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ (1953-)

    Accademia dei Lincei
    American Philosophical Society 1976
    American Physical Society Fellow
    National Academy of Sciences
    National Space Society Board of Governors
    Royal Society
    Space Studies Institute Board of Directors
    Lorentz Medal 1966
    Hughes Medal 1968
    Wolf Prize in Physics 1981 (with Gerardus 't Hooft and Victor Weisskopf)
    Matteucci Medal 1989
    Oersted Medal 1991
    Enrico Fermi Award 1993
    Templeton Prize 2000
    Naturalized US Citizen 1957
    Traveled to the USSR 1966

    The Day After Trinity (20-Jan-1981) · Himself

Author of books:
Disturbing the Universe (1979, memoir)
Weapons and Hope (1984, international affairs)
Imagined Worlds (1997, essays)
The Sun, the Genome & the Internet: Tools of Scientific Revolutions (1999, history of science)
The Scientist as Rebel (2006, essays)
Advanced Quantum Mechanics (2007, science)

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