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Bekenstein, Jacob D., 1947-2015

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Personal name headingBekenstein, Jacob D., 1947-2015
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Biography/History noteJacob D. Bekenstein was an Israeli theoretical physicist, professor of physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Associated countryUnited States Israel
Associated placeJerusalem
Birth date1947-05-01
Death date2015-08-16
Place of birthMexico City (Mexico)
Place of deathHelsinki (Finland)
Field of activityPhysics Black holes (Astronomy)
AffiliationUniversiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim
Universiṭat Ben-Guryon ba-Negev
Aḳademyah ha-leʼumit ha-Yiśreʼelit le-madaʻim
Profession or occupationPhysicists College teachers
Found inAlbert 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)
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)
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)
Associated languageeng heb