Nobel Prize-winning physics professor from Cornell, Ohio State dies at age 77 in Maine

  • by: DAVID SHARP , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 18, 2013 - 6:50 PM

PORTLAND, Maine — Physicist Kenneth Wilson, who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions, has died in Maine, where he retired to enjoy kayaking with his wife. He was 77.

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