Science: Complementarity in Chicago

There is a general distinction between U. S. and European scientists which became patent last week when five Nobel Laureates from Europe* joined two from the U. S.† at the convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago. Americans work primarily with instruments. Europeans with imagination. Thus Danish Niels Bohr's philosophizing about the unmeasurable duality of Nature before the A. A. A. S. was a fascinating novelty which his audience tried hard to understand.

Professor Bohr, who has invented a very useful description of the atom, first pointed to Professor Einstein's relativity laws which say...

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