Behram Kurşunoğlu

Physicist, Academic

1922 – 2003

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Who was Behram Kurşunoğlu?

Behram Kurşunoğlu was a Turkish physicist and the founder and the director of the Center for Theoretical Studies, University of Miami. He was best known for his works on unified field theory, energy and global issues. Moreover, he participated in the discovery of two different types of neutrinos in late 1950s. During his University of Miami career, he hosted several Nobel Prize laureates, including Paul Dirac, Lars Onsager and Robert Hofstadter. He wrote several books on diverse aspects of physics, the most notable of which is Modern Quantum Theory.

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Born
Mar 14, 1922
Bayburt
Also known as
  • Behram Kursunoglu
Nationality
  • Turkey
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Ankara University
Lived in
  • Turkey
Died
Oct 25, 2003
Miami

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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