It is well known that theoretical physicists cannot handle experimental equipment; it breaks whenever they touch it. Pauli was such a good theoretical physicist that something usually broke in the lab whenever he merely stepped across the threshold.

George Gamow

George Gamow

Russian-born American physicist

4 March 1904 — 19 August 1968

Thirty Years That Shook Physics

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Time of publication: October 30, 2018

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