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us: Bekenstein, Jacob D., 1947-2015


  • [Jacob D. Bekenstein was an Israeli theoretical physicist, professor of physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.]
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  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Jacob David
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1947-05-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-08-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mexico City (Mexico)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Helsinki (Finland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Israel
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Jerusalem
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim
        • Affiliation Start: 1990
        • Affiliation End: 2015
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 24, 2015
    • Organization

        (naf) Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim
    • Affiliation Start

        1990
    • Affiliation End

        2015
    • Source

        New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 24, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Universiṭat Ben-Guryon ba-Negev
        • Affiliation End: 1990
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 24, 2015
    • Organization

        (naf) Universiṭat Ben-Guryon ba-Negev
    • Affiliation End

        1990
    • Source

        New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 24, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Aḳademyah ha-leʼumit ha-Yiśreʼelit le-madaʻim
    • Organization

        (naf) Aḳademyah ha-leʼumit ha-Yiśreʼelit le-madaʻim
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Associated Language

        heb
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  • Sources

    • found: Albert Einstein memorial lectures, c2012: t.p. (editors, Jacob D. Bekenstein, Raphael Mechoulam) back cover (Jacob Bekenstein; Professor of Physics, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem; member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
    • found: Wikipedia website, May 24, 2013 (Jacob Bekenstein; Jacob David Bekenstein; b. Mexico City, Mexico, May 1, 1947; Israeli theoretical physicist; undergraduate education Polytechnic Univ. Brooklyn, N.Y.; PhD Princeton Univ. 1972)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 24, 2015 (in obituary published Aug. 21: Jacob Bekenstein; b. Jacob David Bekenstein, May 1, 1947, Mexico City; d. Sunday [Aug. 16, 2015], Helsinki, where he was to give a physics lecture, aged 68; physicist who prevailed in an argument with Stephen Hawking that revolutionized the study of black holes, and indeed the nature of space-time itself; became an American citizen in 1968 while attending the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, now part of New York University, from which he graduated in 1969; maintained American and Israeli citizenship)
  • General Notes

    • [Jacob D. Bekenstein was an Israeli theoretical physicist, professor of physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2013-05-30: new
    • 2015-08-24: revised
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