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Freeman Dyson

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Date of Birth: 12/15/1923

Age: 92

Place of birth: Crowthorne

Citizenship: United States

Background

Dyson was born in Crowthorne (England). In 1945 he graduated from the University of Cambridge, where he worked in 1946-1949. Then he moved to the US, where he was a professor at Cornell (1951-1953), and since 1953 - Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dyson - the father of the American writer and public figure, Esther Dyson, and writer George Dyson, popularized some of the history of scientific research, in particular the participation of his father on the draft nuclear pulse spacecraft ( "Orion Project").