## About

English mathematical physicist who taught at the University of Bristol. He became a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1982 and was knighted the Queen in 1996.

## Before Fame

He studied at the University of Exeter and later received his Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews.

## Trivia

He became known for his work on an optics and quantum mechanics phenomenon called the Berry phase.

## Family Life

He was born in Surrey, England.

## Associated With

He and Pascual Jordan both became well known mathematical physicists.