Monday, October 1, 2007
Sheldon Lee Glashow (born December 5, 1932, Brookline, MA) is an American physicist. He is the Metcalf Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Boston University.
Birth and education
Around 1960 Glashow put forward an initial theory of electroweak interactions, which Steven Weinberg and Abdus Salam later developed. For this work the three won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics. Also, in collaboration with John Iliopoulos and Luciano Maiani, Glashow predicted the charm quark.
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