Physicist who gave rise to the hypothetical Unruh effect in 1976, which states that a quantum vacuum is dependent on the state of the observer in space-time. He also worked as a professor at the University of British Columbia.
He attended Princeton University and the University of Manitoba.
His work has involved fields such as Theoretical Physics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics.
He was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada.
Like Albert Einstein, he has contributed to our understanding of black holes, gravity, and quantum fields.