Eugene Wigner


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Noun1.Eugene Wigner - 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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Eugene Wigner proposed a nested variation of the famous Schrodinger's cat thought experiment.
The FK Eugene Wigner Data Centre operation-critical systems in respect of the support of three parts:
Un ano mas tarde, en agosto de 1939, tres refugiados judio-hungaros (Szilard -quien se arrepintio despues-, Eugene Wigner y Edward Teller) convencieron a Albert Einstein de enviar una carta a Roosevelt para concientizarlo del peligro de que Hitler consiguiera la bomba atomica, luego de que se registraron algunos movimientos de uranio en la antigua Checoslovaquia.
In 1960 the physicist (and eventual Nobel Laureate) Eugene Wigner published an article that has exerted a considerable amount of influence, especially in the past several years.
Among those who faced exclusion by the anti-Semitic laws were Albert Einstein, Max Born, Eugene Wigner, James Franck, Hans Bethe, Felix Bloch, Rudolf Peierls, Lise Meitner, and Samuel Goudsmit.
There are hundreds of other outstanding instances of what physicist Eugene Wigner has called the "unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics".
A Moshinsky se le otorgaron todos los premios cientificos de Mexico e importantes reconocimientos internacionales, entre los que destacan el Principe de Asturias (1988), el Bernardo Houssay (1990), el Ciencias UNESCO (1997) y lo que se considera el maximo galardon en el area de la simetria y la teoria de grupos, la medalla Eugene Wigner, otorgada a Moshinsky en Hobart, Australia, en julio de 1998.
This fascinating book describes prewar life in Budapest and the incredible achievements of nine of the extraordinary men it produced: Leo Szilard, Edward Teller and Eugene Wigner, scientists who were instrumental in producing the atomic bomb for the US; John von Neuman, whose work led to the computer; Arthur Koestler, author of Darkness at Noon; photographers Robert Capa and Andre Kertesz; and filmmakers Alexander Korda (The Third Man) and Michael Curtiz (Casablanca).
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a doctorate in nuclear engineering and at master's degree in materials science, Zinkle arrived at ORNL in 1985 as a Eugene Wigner fellow.
Scientists Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann and Edward Teller helped steer the Manhattan Project during World War II; Andre Kertesz and Robert Capa are icons in the history of photography; filmmaker Michael Curtiz directed the immortal Casablanca, while Alexander Korda produced The Third Man and other landmark films.
If the largest claims are correct, the RII represents a particularly startling instance of what Eugene Wigner, in a 1960 essay, called "the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences" Why on earth should the behavior of subatomic particles have anything to do with the distribution of prime numbers?
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.