Sir Rudolf Peierls(1907-1995), Physicist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Physicist, born in Berlin. Wykeham Professor of Physics, Oxford University and Fellow, New College, Oxford (1963-74, now emeritus fellow). Conducted research in Britain relating to the quantum theory and to nuclear physics. Appointed fellow of the Royal Society (1945) and knighted in 1968.
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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