Awards & Winners

Jacob Bekenstein

Date of Birth 01-May-1947
Place of Birth Mexico City
(Mexico, Greater Mexico City)
Nationality Israel
Profession Physicist
Jacob David Bekenstein is Mexican-Israeli theoretical physicist who has contributed to the foundation of black hole thermodynamics and to other aspects of the connections between information and gravitation.

Awards by Jacob Bekenstein

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Wolf Prize in Physics
(For his work on astronomical super-massive objects called \u201Cblack holes\u201D that showed they can possess a statistical-thermodynamic property called entropy even though the internal dynamics could not be known. This work created an entire field of black hole dynamics which has become a cornerstone in the important theoretical physics areas of quantum gravity and strings.)