James Bardeen, an expert in solving Einstein’s equations, died at the age of 83

After holding postdoctoral positions at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley, he joined the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington in 1967. An enthusiastic hiker and mountaineer, he was drawn to the school because of its easy access to the outdoors. .

Back then, what a Nobel Prize winner Tanjung Thorne, a professor at the California Institute of Technology, notes that the golden age of black hole research is in full swing, and Dr. Bardeen swept in the international meeting. In one, in Paris in 1967, he met Nancy Thomas, a Connecticut high school teacher who was trying to improve her French. They married in 1968.

Apart from his son William, a senior vice president and chief strategy officer of The New York Times Company, and his brother William, wife of Dr. Bardeen, left him, along with another son, David, and two grandchildren. Sister Elizabeth Gretke died in 2000.

attributed to him…Edward Braniff

Dr Bardeen is a member of the National Academy of Sciences as well as his brother and father.

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