Frank Wilczek

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Frank Wilczek is Herman Feshbach Professor of physics in the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT. He obtained his B.S. in mathematics at the University of Chicago, and M. A. in mathematics and Ph.D. in physics at Princeton University. He has been Professor of physics at Princeton University, Robert Huttenback Professor of physics and member of the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and J. Robert Oppenheimer Professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. His research interests span a wide range of areas in theoretical physics.


A landmark proof

Researchers finally prove the conjecture that the low-energy excitations of some quantum Hall states are non-Abelian anyons. Read More »