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Charles Angas Hurst 1923–2011

Alan Carey and M. A. Lohe

Historical Records of Australian Science 27(2) 160 - 175
Published: 07 November 2016


Charles Angas Hurst was born in Adelaide, SouthAustralia, on 22 September 1923 and died in Adelaide on 19 October 2011. He was internationally renowned as a mathematical physicist, making seminal contributions to the understanding of perturbation expansions in quantum field theory, to statistical mechanical models, and other topics in mathematical physics. He was a fine ambassador for his country and for Australian science. His commitment extended beyond physics and mathematical physics, for he was always interested in fostering links across disciplines and with science internationally, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.


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