02 April 2020

Nobel Prize winning physicist Phillip Anderson passes away.

# Nobel Prize winning physicist Phillip Anderson passes away.

Philip Anderson, the theoretical physicist whose ideas reshaped condensed matter physics and stretched to the forefront of other fields, died 29 March 2020 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 96. Anderson had spent the past 45 years at Princeton University, which confirmed his death in a statement.
Source - www.sciencemag.org
Anderson established himself in the 1950s by showing how disorder in the arrangement of atoms in a crystal could trap otherwise free-flowing electrons in a definite spot, a quantum effect called Anderson localization, for which he shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics.


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