A giant of mathematics whose work influenced theoretical high-energy physics.
A leading theoretical accelerator physicist and chair of the beam dynamics panel of the International Committee for Future Accelerators.
A visionary experimental particle physicist and co-founder of the Human Brain Project.
A computing visionary and pioneer, who loved to share his ideas with irrepressible energy.
Lederman’s crowning achievement came in 1962 with the co-discovery of the muon neutrino.
He helped to create an atmosphere of creative thought and friendliness within every group he was part of.
A major figure in particle physics who shared the Nobel Prize for the co-discovery of the J/ψ meson.
"People say that string theory doesn’t make predictions, but that’s simply not true."
He received many honours, including election to a fellow of the Royal Society and the Hughes Medal for his work at CERN on g-2.
His avid support for the International Centre for Theoretical Physics was based on his strong belief in science as a vehicle of peace and development.