John Archibald Wheeler - Quotes

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In any field, find the strangest thing and then explore it.

In any field, find the strangest thing and then explore it.

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.

In order to more fully understand this reality, we must take into account other dimensions of a broader reality. ---->>>

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.

Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it - in a decade, a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid? ---->>>

If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day. ---->>>

To hate is to study, to study is to understand, to understand is to appreciate, to appreciate is to love. So maybe I'll end up loving your theory. ---->>>

No phenomenon is a real phenomenon until it is an observed phenomenon. ---->>>

It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea. And it is my opinion that this idea, once we have finally discovered it, will be so compelling, so beautiful, that we will say to one another, yes, how could it have been any different. ---->>>

It was the defining event and remains a thousand degrees hot. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-09, 1911
Birthplace:
Die: 04-13, 2008
Occupation: Physicist
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John Archibald Wheeler (July 9, 1911 – April 13, 2008) was an American theoretical physicist. He was largely responsible for reviving interest in general relativity in the United States after World War II. Wheeler also worked with Niels Bohr in explaining the basic principles behind nuclear fission (wikipedia)