Obituary: Werner K. Heisenberg

  • E. P. Wigner
Part of the Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers book series (WIGNER, volume B / 7)


The news of Werner Heisenberg’s death on 1 February came as a great shock to his many friends and admirers. There is no living theoretical physicist who has contributed more to our subject than he did. At the same time, he was friendly to all, devoid of haughtiness, and pleasant company.


Quantum Mechanic Classical Mechanic Nobel Prize Fourier Expansion Quantum Phenomenon 
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