David Shoenberg

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Birthday
4, 1911
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 10, 2004 (93)
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Birthday
4, 1911
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 10, 2004 (93)

About

British physicist who was considered a leading figure in the study of low-temperature physics. He served as a Professor of Physics at Cambridge University from 1973 to 1978 and later became a Professor Emeritus.

Before Fame

He earned his doctorate from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1935.

Trivia

He was the recipient of prestigious honors like the Hughes Medal and the Fritz London Memorial Prize for Low-Temperature Physics.

Family Life

He married Catherine Felicitee Fischmann, with whom he had two daughters and a son, in 1940.

Associated With

He and fellow physicist Joseph John Thomson are both recipients of the Hughes Medal for their work.