Eugene Wigner


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Related to Eugene Wigner: Leo Szilard, John von Neumann, Edward Teller, Paul Dirac
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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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The FK Eugene Wigner Data Centre operation-critical systems in support of three parts with respect1; Utility equipment Operation Support2; UPS equipment Operation Support3; Diesel generators-support operation.
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.
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.
There are hundreds of other outstanding instances of what physicist Eugene Wigner has called the "unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics".
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?