American theoretical physicist and Nobel Prize winner Philip Warren Anderson died on Sunday, March 29, at the age of 97. This was reported by The New York Times on March 30, referring to the daughter of the scientist.
It is specified that it happened in Princeton, New Jersey. The cause of death of the physicist is unknown.
Anderson was born December 13, 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Then he went to Harvard University, where he received his doctorate. The scientist contributed his theories of localization, antiferromagnetism and high-temperature superconductivity.
In addition, the physicist was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of London and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).
In 1977 Anderson, along with his colleagues Neville Francis Mott and John Hasbrook van Fleeck, received the Nobel Prize in Physics “for his fundamental theoretical research into the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems.