"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
A big loss for science and for a whole generation of particle theorists
Ninety years after the famous photograph of the 1927 Solvay conference, the University of Trento and the Italian Physical Society created a more modern picture.