Niels Bohr

Physicist Paul Halpern explores the role played by John Archibald Wheeler , former Member in the School of Mathematics/Natural Sciences, in the relationship between former Professor Albert Einstein and former Member Niels Bohr and their debates surrounding quantum mechanics, writing:...
Steven Weinberg discusses how the development of quantum mechanics in the first decades of the twentieth century came as a shock to many physicists. Today, despite the great successes of quantum mechanics, arguments continue about its meaning, and its future. Read more...
One gets the sense that Freeman Dyson has seen everything. It’s not just that at 92 he’s had a front row seat on scientific breakthroughs for the past century, or that he’s been friends and colleagues with many of the giants of 20th-century...