Herch Moysés Nussenzveig died at 89: Brazilian Physicist Cause of death Explained

 

 

Herch Moysés Nussenzveig died at 89: Brazilian Physicist Cause of death Explained

An extraordinary scientific legacy & Great teacher Moysés Nussenzveig passed away. Let’s find out what happened to him and the Brazilian Physicist Cause of death in detail

What happened to Herch Moysés?

It is with great regret that today one of the greatest physicists and of greatest educators in Brazil passed away. Today Doctor and Professor Herch Moysés Nussenzveig left this world, but for many students and for many scientists and for many educators he left a huge legacy forever!

Brazilian Physicist Cause of death

Herch Moysés is believed to have died naturally because of his age and other factors. According to the release, Moysés passed away naturally. His precise condition or present state of health is unclear.

To get their opinions on the incident, Medico Topics has reached out to the victim’s family and other close friends. No responses have been given thus far. We’ll update this page once there is sufficient information. We’ll shortly release more details about Herch Moysés’s cause of death.

Life of Herch Moysés Nussenzveig

Nussenzveig was the son of Polish Jewish immigrants and received his undergraduate degree in 1954 and his doctorate in 1957 in São Paulo. He studied with Guido Beck and his successor David Bohm, as well as Mario Schoenberg, with whom he received his doctorate.

When defending his doctorate, he was also examined by Richard Feynman, who was in Brazil at the time to improve his physics education. As a post-doc, he was at the University of Birmingham with Rudolf Peierls, in Zurich with Res Jost, and in the Netherlands with Léon Van Hove at the University of Utrecht and van Kampen at the University of Eindhoven.

Then he was 1956-1960 assistant professor in São Paulo and from 1962-1968 at the Brazilian Center for Physics Research (CBPF) in Rio. In 1964/65 he was at the Institute for Advanced Study. During the military dictatorship in Brazil, he was in the USA from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s, from 1969 to 1975 as a professor and senior researcher at the University of Rochester (among others with Elliott Montroll ).

He was then a professor in São Paulo from 1975 to 1983 and at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUCRJ) from 1983 to 1994. From 1981 to 1983 he was President of theSociedade Brasileira de Física . From 1994 he was a professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where he retired in 2003.

Among other things, Nussenzveig dealt in the 1960s with the then-current analytical S-Matrix theory (with the theory of Regge poles and dispersion relations) of elementary particles and scattering and diffraction theory in optics, especially Mie scattering, with the techniques of the complex angular momentum from elementary particle theory.

This found applications in particular in the theory of the rainbow and other phenomena in atmospheric optics. In 1986 he received the Max Born Prize from the Optical Society of America.

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Optical Society of America, the Latin American Academy of Sciences, and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. In 1993 a chair at Tel Aviv University was named after him. In 1999 he received the Jabuti Prize from Brazilian Book Producers and in 1995 the Almirante Alvaro Alberto Prize.

He is the recipient of the Grand Cross of the National Order of Scientific Merit of Brazil. From 1981 to 1983 he was President of the Brazilian Physical Society.

Tributes paid to Great scientist Herch Moysés

Maycon said,

My eternal gratitude, Professor!!! Your books made me happy in the most difficult times I’ve had. They kept me company when the world was closing in on me! In them, I found shelter, a lap, and a little bit of craziness. Such an elevated soul! An odd scientist! A character and competence method to be applied and followed!!

The 5th dimension is yours or how many others there are! send a message from there! Keep inspiring our minds For we know that, according to the 1st Law of Thermodynamics, energy is never destroyed, and your conscious energy will now walk free in any space-time in all possible dimensions! Dr. Herch Moysés Nussenzveig, ETERNAL gratitude!!!!!!!!!!!

Alex tweeted,

The professor died today Herch Moys in a nutshell. He made significant contributions to science but most physics and other exact sciences undergraduates know him from his basic physics book series. It is unanimous among physicists, which is among the best books for this stage of graduation. The early versions, including the ones I used, were handwritten. Leave a great legacy for Brazilian science.

Henry said,

Today one of the greatest physicists in our history passes away, an educator like few. I never took his class, but his books are part of the graduation of everyone who dreams of studying science one day, so I feel the loss of a teacher. Thank you for all the contribution and for the company through your books in the pursuit of knowledge.

Manoel said,

An extraordinary scientific legacy! Great teacher H. Moys and Nussenzveig!!!!

T.Darion tweeted,

It is with great sadness that I receive the news that the dear and valuable professor Herch Moysés Nussenzveig is no longer among us. Great scientist, a physicist of admirable contributions, a great educator, great promoter of science and scientific culture. Take care of your family and all of us who feel this great loss.

Denise said,

It is with regret and pain in my heart that Brazilian Physics lost a great scientist, today Doctor and Professor Herch Moysés Nussenzveig passed away. 

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