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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47) Eugene Wigner, "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences," Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 13, no.
A su regreso de Princeton, en 1949, donde obtuvo el doctorado bajo la direccion del premio Nobel de Fisica Eugene Wigner, el joven Moshinsky empezo a reunir a su alrededor a un grupo de jovenes que constituirian la primera generacion de fisicos profesionales y de nivel internacional formados en el Instituto de Fisica de la UNAM.
M Dirac, Eugene Wigner, Yakir Aharonov, Boris Podolsky, and Nathan Rosen at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He would like the reader to think that this memoir is about the lasting friendships he forged with fellow physicists such as John von Neumann, Ernest Lawrence, George Gamow, Werner Heisenberg, Eugene Wigner, and many other likeminded scientists.
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.
Constance Congdon has written more than 20 plays, three of which center on science: No Mercy (the story of the test of the first atom bomb), One Day Earlier (the story of Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, Albert Einstein, Lise Meitner and their work in nuclear physics) and The Automata Pieta (in which a Barbie doll and complexity theory collide).
The physicist Eugene Wigner [1950] wrote that: "Today, we are neglecting the theory of solids in which a student has to study.
Examples include Rudolf Peierls (Bethe's dearest friend and working colleague at Manchester, who stimulated Bethe's interest in nuclear and stellar physics), Edward Teller (Bethe's "closest friend" from 1935-1943 and a member of Bethe's wedding party), and Eugene Wigner, who would constructively critique Bethe's models.
Budapest alone gave birth to Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, Leo Szilard, Michael Polanyi, and Edward Teller.
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.
Physicist Eugene Wigner famously marveled at the "unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences.
El miedo a una muerte prematura solo se le quito al obtener la licenciatura, en 1944: marcho becado a la Universidad de Princeton para continuar sus estudios bajo la direccion de Eugene Wigner, un maestro tan distinguido que 2 decadas mas tarde, en 1963, recibiria el premio Nobel de fisica.
Being puzzled by what Eugene Wigner called the "unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics," Weinberg adds another puzzle that he calls the "unreasonable ineffectiveness of philosophy.
However, in 1935, physicists Eugene Wigner and Hillard Huntington predicted that if subjected to sufficiently high pressure - say 250,000 times Earth's atmospheric pressure - hydrogen would turn into a solid metal.