John R. Taylor

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John Robert Taylor is an emeritus professor of physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder.[1] He received his B.A. in mathematics at Cambridge University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963 with thesis advisor Geoffrey Chew.[2][3] Taylor has written several college-level physics textbooks. His bestselling book is An Introduction to Error Analysis,[4] which has been translated into six languages. Taylor was designated a Presidential Teaching Scholar in 1991.[5] He has also received an Emmy Award for his television series Physics 4 Fun (1988–1990).[6]

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  1. ^ "Core Faculty in the Department of Physics". University of Colorado, Boulder. Archived from the original on 2010-05-28. 
  2. ^ "John R. Taylor C.V." University of Colorado, Boulder. Archived from the original on 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ John Robert Taylor at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ John R. Taylor (1996). An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements. University Science Books. ISBN 978-0-935702-75-0. 
  5. ^ "President's Teaching Scholars Program". University of Colorado, Boulder. Archived from the original on 2010-05-30. 
  6. ^ "John Taylor Named Hazel Barnes Prize Winner" (Press release). University of Colorado, Boulder. 1999-05-12. Archived from the original on 2010-12-15.