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Werner Karl Heisenberg
(1901-1976) born on
Dec 05
German physicist. He discovered the "uncertainty principle" and wrote "Physics and Philosophy," 1958.
         
   
F
What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

R
Every word or concept, clear as it may seem to be, has only a limited range of applicability.
A
Every tool carries with it the spirit by which it had been created.
N
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them.
K
Even for the physicist the description in plain language will be a criterion of the degree of understanding that has been reached.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
N: "Physics and Beyond."
K: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
   


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