Dennis William Sciama

Physicist, Academic

1926 – 1999

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Who was Dennis William Sciama?

Dennis William Siahou Sciama, FRS was a British physicist who, through his own work and that of his students, played a major role in developing British physics after the Second World War. He is considered one of the fathers of modern cosmology.

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Born
Nov 18, 1926
Manchester
Also known as
  • Dennis William Siahou Sciama
  • D. W. Sciama
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Mizrahi Jews
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Employment
  • University of Cambridge
  • Harvard University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Cornell University
  • University of Oxford
  • King's College London
Lived in
  • United Kingdom
  • Manchester
Died
Dec 19, 1999
Oxford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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