Physicist, co-founder of perturbative quantum field theory (see Schwinger-Tomonaga-Feynman-Dyson)
Freeman Dyson, Missed opportunities, Bulletin of the AMS, Volume 78, Number 5, September 1972 (pdf)
containing the now famous quote:
the marriage between mathematics and physics, which was so enormously fruitful in past centuries, has recently ended in divorce.
which is in reference to
The first clear sign of a breakdown in communication between physics and mathematics was the extraordinary lack of interest among mathematicians in James Clerk Maxwell‘s discovery of the laws of electromagnetism
For more quotes from this text see also at Ausdehnungslehre and at AQFT on curved spacetime.
Freeman Dyson, Divergence of perturbation theory in quantum electrodynamics, Phys. Rev. 85, 631 (1952)
which is the origin of mathematical perturbative quantum field theory, see Schwinger-Tomonaga-Feynman-Dyson.
Freeman Dyson, Why is Maxwell’s Theory so hard to understand?, Proceedings of The Second European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2007 (doi: 10.1049/ic.2007.1146)
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