Julian Schwinger (1918-1994) research concerned the behaviour of charged particles in electrical fields.
This work, expressed entirely through mathematics, combines elements from quantum theory and relativity theory.
Described as the "physicist in knee pants", he entered college in New York at the age of 15, transferred to Columbia University and graduated at 17. At the age of 29 he became Harvard University's youngest full professor.
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Julian Schwinger was an American quantum physicist.