Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles"; the other half of the award was shared between Maria Goeppert-Mayer and J. Hans D. Jensen. Wigner is important for having laid the foundation for the theory of symmetries in quantum mechanics as well as for his research into the structure of the atomic nucleus. It...
|Birthdate:||November 17, 1902|
|Date of death:||January 1, 1995|
|Education:||Technical University of Berlin, Fasori Gimnázium|
|Also known as:||E. P. Wigner, Eugene Paul Wigner, Eugene P. Wigner|