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Freeman Dyson

Freeman Dyson is an esteemed mathematician and theoretical physicist at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study. He has made significant contributions to quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy, and nuclear engineering.

During World War II, Dyson worked at England’s Bomber Command, tracking the position of bomber forces. He later worked with Manhattan Project veterans Hans Bethe, Richard Feynman, and Robert R. Wilson at Cornell University.

Freeman Dyson's Timeline

  • 1923 Dec 15th Born in Berkshire, England.
  • 1943 Jul 25th to 1945 Worked for the Operational Research Section of Royal Air Force's Bomber Command in England.
  • 1946 to 1949 Served as a Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge.

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