Tom Banks

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Birthday
19, 1949
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
New York

About

American scientist who has worked as a theoretical physicist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His work has focused on string theory and its applications to high energy particle physics and cosmology.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1973.

Trivia

He is one of the four originators of the BFSS Matrix Theory, which attempted to formulate M theory in a nonperturbative manner.

Family Life

He grew up with family in New York.

Associated With

Like him, Richard Feynman was a theoretical physicist.