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Jacob Bekenstein
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Jacob Bekenstein
Born1 Mey 1947(1947-05-01)
Mexico City, Mexico
Died16 August 2015(2015-08-16) (aged 68)
Helsinki, Finland
CitizenshipIsraeli/American
Alma materPrinceton University
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Kent forBlack hole thermodynamics
AwairdsRothschild Prize in Physics (1988)
Israel Prize (2005)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2012)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical physics
InstitutionsEbreu University of Jerusalem
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Doctoral advisorJohn Wheeler

Jacob David Bekenstein (Ebreu: יעקב בקנשטיין; Mey 1, 1947 – August 16, 2015)[1] wis a Mexican theoretical physicist.

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