• F J Dyson: The Man Who Would Make Patterns and Disturb the Universe

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      Dyson, QED, ferromagnets, Dyson-bound.

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      Freeman J. Dyson, a brilliant theoretical physicist and a gifted mathematician, passed away on 28 February 2020 at the age of 96. A vignette of his outstanding contributions to physical sciences, ranging from the subject of quantum electrodynamics to gravitational waves, is provided in this article. Dyson’s futuristic ideas concerning the free will of ‘intelligent life’ in-fluencing the remote future of the cosmos with ‘Eternal Intelligence’, Dyson tree, Dyson sphere and so on, have also been discussed briefly.

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      Patrick Das Gupta1

      1. Department of Physics & Astrophysics University of Delhi Delhi 110 007, India.
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