Eugene Wigner

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United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902-1995)

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One Nobel laureate, Eugene Wigner, called him "one of the most thoughtful statesmen of science," but another laureate, Isadore Rabi, said of Teller's influence, "It would have been a better world without him.
M Dirac, Eugene Wigner, Yakir Aharonov, Boris Podolsky, and Nathan Rosen at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
During his last two years at school, for example, Teller met three young men who were, like him, from the Jewish community in Budapest: Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, and Leo Szilard.
The physicist Eugene Wigner [1950] wrote that: "Today, we are neglecting the theory of solids in which a student has to study.
Budapest alone gave birth to Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, Leo Szilard, Michael Polanyi, and Edward Teller.
She was the sister of the famous Hungarian mathematician Eugene Wigner who worked at Princeton at that time.
Some quantum experts, notably Eugene Wigner, believed that no quantum event is real until it is observed by a conscious mind.
Nobel laureate Eugene Wigner and others suggested how dilute clouds of so-called conduction electrons, which roam freely in a metal, might become ordered and generate magnetism.
Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, Leo Szilard, and Edward Teller were among the Hungarian emigres.
This helps us understand why Eugene Wigner, a leading physicist, would write in 1960 about "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences" as being a mysterious business.