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American theoretical physicist

Steven Weinberg was born in New York City in 1933. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and his PhD from Princeton University. Weinberg holds the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member of both the Physics and the Astronomy departments there. In 2004 the American Philosophical Society called him one of the “preeminent theoretical physicist[s] alive in the world today.” Weinberg received a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Cornell University in 1954. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics at Princeton University in 1957.

Weinberg’s research focus in physics is in theoretical particle physics, where he has studied the high energy behavior of quantum field theory and gravity. He describes his approach to quantum field theory in his book The Quantum Theory of Fields and in his later textbook Gravitation and Cosmology. Weinberg is world famous for proposing, while a visiting professor at MIT in 1967, a model of unification for electromagnetism and the model of nuclear weak forces. Interestingly, one of the predictions of Weinberg’s theory was the existence of the Higgs Boson. In what is known as the “Standard Model” of nuclear physics which has come to define the field, Weinberg has made major and lasting contributions.

Weinberg was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1968, and the National Academy of Sciences in 1972. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1991. In 2004, he received the Benjamin Franklin Medal for Distinguished Achievement in the Sciences, the American Philosophical Society.

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Steven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.

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- The Quantum Theory of Fields
- Pion Scattering Lengths
- Baryon- and Lepton-Nonconserving Processes
- Broken Symmetries
- Precise Relations between the Spectra of Vector and Axial-Vector Mesons
- Nuclear forces from chiral lagrangians
- The Quantum Theory of Fields
- Natural conservation laws for neutral currents
- Nonlinear Realizations of Chiral Symmetry
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- Supergravity as the messenger of supersymmetry breaking
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- Gauge Theory ofCPNonconservation
- Implications of dynamical symmetry breaking
- Infrared Photons and Gravitons
- Anthropic Bound on the Cosmological Constant
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- Dynamical Approach to Current Algebra
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- Non-Abelian Gauge Theories of the Strong Interactions
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- Foreword
- GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF QUANTUM MECHANICS
- APPROXIMATIONS FOR TIME-DEPENDENT PROBLEMS
- Conference summary
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- The value of Einstein’s mistakes
- Note on the torsion tensor
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- The making of the Standard Model
- Facing Finality
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- Mass of the Higgs Boson
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- Steven Weinberg
- Lectures on Astrophysics
- Foundations of Modern Physics
- Panel discussion
- Foreword
- PREFACE
- HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION
- PARTICLE STATES IN A CENTRAL POTENTIAL
- GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF QUANTUM MECHANICS
- SPIN ET CETERA
- APPROXIMATIONS FOR ENERGY EIGENVALUES
- APPROXIMATIONS FOR TIME-DEPENDENT PROBLEMS
- POTENTIAL SCATTERING
- GENERAL SCATTERING THEORY
- THE CANONICAL FORMALISM
- CHARGED PARTICLES IN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS
- THE QUANTUM THEORY OF RADIATION
- ENTANGLEMENT
- PREFACE
- NOTATION
- HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION
- PARTICLE STATES IN A CENTRAL POTENTIAL
- SPIN ET CETERA
- APPROXIMATIONS FOR ENERGY EIGENVALUES
- POTENTIAL SCATTERING
- GENERAL SCATTERING THEORY
- THE CANONICAL FORMALISM
- CHARGED PARTICLES IN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS
- THE QUANTUM THEORY OF RADIATION
- ENTANGLEMENT
- Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma , Jeremy Bernstein Ivan R. Dee, Chicago, 2004. $25.00 (223 pp.). ISBN 1-56663-569-1
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- Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics: The 1986 Dirac Memorial Lectures
- SSC: Essential Science or Unnecessary Expense?
- A Century of Particle Physics: An Introduction for Nonscientists
- Current Problems in Cosmology
- Benjamin W. Lee
- Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity
- Finding one’s place in physics
- Exception Taken by Quotee in Piece about Sokal Affair
- Particle physics, from Rutherford to the LHC
- About Descartes
- Understanding a Pointless Universe
- Nambu, at the beginning
- Models of lepton and quark masses
- Summing Soft Pions. II. Statistical Approach to Unitarity Damping
- Nature of the Vector Interaction inμ−-Absorption
- ASTROPHYSICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE NEW THEORIES OF WEAK INTERACTIONS
- Post-Use Review. The Quantum Theory of Fields. Vol. I: Foundations
- On the development of effective field theory
- Roman Jackiw
- Broken Symmetries
- Effective field theory, past and future
- CHANGING VIEWS OF QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
- FROM BCS TO THE LHC
- Conceptual foundations of the unified theory of weak and electromagnetic interaction
- Non-Abelian Gauge Theories of the Strong Interactions
- THE PROBLEM OF MASS
- Baryon- and Lepton-Nonconserving Processes
- Natural conservation laws for neutral currents
- BEYOND THE STANDARD MODELS OSKAR KLEIN MEMORIAL LECTURE UNIVERSITY OF STOCKHOLM, JUNE 6, 1989
- PRECISION TESTS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS
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- EINSTEIN AND THE PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE
- BEYOND THE STANDARD MODELS
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- PARTICLE PHYSICS, FROM RUTHERFORD TO THE LHC
- TOM KIBBLE: BREAKING GROUND AND BREAKING SYMMETRIES
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