Paul Dirac

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Paul Dirac
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Born Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac
8 August 1902(1902-08-08)
Bristol, Ingland
Died 20 October 1984(1984-10-20) (aged 82)
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Residence Unitit Kinrick
Naitionality Swisserland (1902–19)
Unitit Kinrick (1919–84)
Alma mater Varsity o Bristol
Varsity o Cambridge
Kent for
Awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1933)
Copley Medal (1952)
Max Planck Medal (1952)
Fellae o the Ryal Society (1930)[1]
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics (theoretical)
Institutions Varsity o Cambridge
Varsity o Miami
Florida State Varsity
Doctoral advisor Ralph Fowler
Doctoral students Homi Bhabha
Harish Chandra Mehta
Dennis Sciama
Fred Hoyle
Behram Kurşunoğlu
John Polkinghorne

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac OM FRS[3] (/dɪˈræk/ di-RAK; 8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) wis an Inglis theoretical pheesicist who made fundamental contreibutions tae the early development o baith quantum mechanics an quantum electrodynamics. He wis the Lucasian Professor o Mathematics at the Varsity o Cambridge, a member o the Center for Theoretical Studies, Varsity of Miami, an spent the last decade o his life at Florida State Varsity.

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  1. Nobel Bio
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  3. Dalitz, R. H.; Peierls, R. (1986). "Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac. 8 August 1902-20 October 1984". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 32: 138. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1986.0006. JSTOR 770111.