Bryce Seligman Dewitt

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Birthday
8, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 23, 2004 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 23, 2004 (81)

About

American theoretical physicist who developed canonical quantum gravity. He also originated the field of numerical relativity.

Before Fame

He received his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees all from Harvard University.

Trivia

Among his accolades were the 1987 Dirac Prize and the 2005 American Physical Society's Einstein Prize.

Family Life

He was married to the mathematical physicist Cecile DeWitt-Morette, and they had four daughters.

Associated With

Julian Schwinger was his doctoral adviser at Harvard.