Past Member

Boris Podolsky

Affiliation
Mathematics / Natural Sciences

Boris Podolsky, a Member (1934–35) in the School of Mathematics, coauthored the paper “Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality be Considered Complete?” with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen in 1935, commonly referred to as EPR. The EPR paper pointed out that quantum mechanics had a very funny property later called “quantum entanglement,” a kind of correlation between two distant physical systems.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
9/19346/1935
Degrees
California Institute of Technology Ph.D., 1928