#14558 Overall Influence

Tom Kibble

British physicist

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Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble , was a British theoretical physicist, senior research investigator at the Blackett Laboratory and Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College London. His research interests were in quantum field theory, especially the interface between high-energy particle physics and cosmology. He is best known as one of the first to describe the Higgs mechanism, and for his research on topological defects. From the 1950s he was concerned about the nuclear arms race and from 1970 took leading roles in promoting the social responsibility of the scientist.

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Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

Leiden University

University in Leiden, Netherlands

University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#594 World Rank
Physics
#698773 World Rank
Mathematics
#699945 World Rank
Computer Science
#1144328 World Rank
Communications
#1262474 World Rank
Engineering
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Psychology
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Chemistry
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