Steven Weinberg’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 3, 1933

Death Date

Jul 23, 2021

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Physicist

The physicist Steven Weinberg died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Theoretical physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics. In 1991, he received The National Medal of Science. During his long and illustrious career, he won numerous awards for his work on physical cosmology and elementary particles. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Britain’s Royal Society. 

His father, Frederick, was a court stenographer. His mother, Eva, was a housewife. They were both Jewish immigrants. In 1954, he married Louise Weinberg, who eventually became a law professor. They had one daughter, Elizabeth. 

How did Steven Weinberg die?

In 1982, Weinberg moved to UT Austin, where he was a professor of physics and astronomy for decades. No cause of death was disclosed, but the physicist had been hospitalized for weeks, according to The Washington Post.

Quotes

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It’s very difficult to convince other countries that they shouldn’t pursue nuclear weapons programs if we ourselves are actively developing a component of a strategic defense system.

Steven Weinberg
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Whatever faith you have you ought to be willing to confront it with the discoveries of science. There’s something ignoble about not being willing to look at what we’ve found about the way the world is and trying to reconcile it with whatever you’ve decided to believe in for yourself.

Steven Weinberg
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I used to read a good deal of science fiction when I was a boy.

Steven Weinberg
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For someone who claimed to have found the true method for seeking reliable knowledge, it is remarkable how wrong Descartes was about so many aspects of nature.

Steven Weinberg
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Certainly good causes have sometimes been mobilized under the banner of religion, but you find the opposite, I think, more often the case.

Steven Weinberg