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.
Taylor was the co-recipient of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of scaling in deep-inelastic electron–proton scattering.
Enthusiastic and highly skilled colleague
Highly respected member of the French particle-physics community
Outstanding inventor and leader
Key and long-lasting contributions across theoretical physics