Monday, March 07, 2005

Passing of a Master

Hans Bethe has died. Don't know who he is? You should.

Bethe (pronounced Bay-ta) was the last survivor of the remarkable group of mostly German physicists of the early 20th century — a group that included Einstein, Dirac, Fermi and Heisenberg- that deciphered the fundamental laws of matter and energy and set the stage for the remarkable technological developments of the last half of the century.


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