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Physicist E C G Sudarshan, who missed Noble Prize 9 times, dies at 86

Physicist E C G Sudarshan, who missed Noble Prize 9 times, dies at 86

In 2007, the Indian government recognised and awarded the physicist with the second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan

Press Trust of India  |  Houston 
E C G Sudarshan
E C G Sudarshan
The of eminent Indian-American theoretical physicist, EC George who passed away on Sunday in Austin, will be held on Thursday.
According to the family sources and close friends, Sudarshan, 86, died of natural causes. He is survived by his wife Bhamathi and two children.
The services will be held in Austin, on Thursday.
had been teaching as a at University of for over 40 years.
He served as Honorary Advisory Council Member of  He was associated with the temple from 1977.
Sudarshan, an outstanding theoretical physicist, was born in Kottayam, Kerala, India, in 1931. The professional career of Sudarshan spans five decades.
He discovered the V - A theory of weak interactions while working on his PhD thesis under the late 
He has made remarkable discoveries in many fields of physics, including quantum optics, tachyons, quantum Zeno effect, non-invariance groups, positive maps of density matrices, quantum computation, etc. His contributions include also relations between east and west science, philosophy and religion.
In 2007, the recognised and awarded the with the second highest civilian award, 
He was also awarded the Dirac Medal in 2010, which is known to be given out to scientists who have made substantial contributions in theoretical physics, and mathematics.
The was even recommended for the Nobel Prize nine times but never awarded.

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