Richard E. Taylor

General Physics, Subatomic Particles, Optics, Biophysics, Theoretical Physics

Won the Nobel Prize for verifying the quark theory

Birthdate
November 2, 1929

Birthplace
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Family Members

    Title
    Physicist; Professor

    Office
    Stanford University, Stanford, California

    Status
    Working

    Degrees
    • BSc, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 1950
    • MSc, U of A, Edmonton, 1952
    • PhD, Stanford University, 1962

    Awards
    • Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame, 2008
    • Nobel Prize in Physics, 1990
    • W.K.H. Panofsky Prize, 1989
    • Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award, 1982
    • Fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, 1971 - 1972
    • Fellow, American Physical Society
    • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
    • Fellow, Royal Society of London

    Last Updated
    April 21, 2008

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