William Unruh

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Birthday
28, 1945
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Physicist who gave rise to the hypothetical Unruh effect in 1976, which states that a quantum vacuum is dependent on the state of the observer in space-time. He also worked as a professor at the University of British Columbia.

Before Fame

He attended Princeton University and the University of Manitoba.

Trivia

His work has involved fields such as Theoretical Physics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics.

Family Life

He was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada.

Associated With

Like Albert Einstein, he has contributed to our understanding of black holes, gravity, and quantum fields.