Science: Highbrows at Harvard

Albert Einstein's wife was ill, so he sent word that he could not attend. He was to have read a paper "On Some Approximate and Rigorous Solutions of the Field Equations." Another Nobel Prizewinner who was expected to attend but did not was cocky young Werner Heisenberg of Germany, author of the famed "Uncertainty Principle" which has severely shaken the rule of Cause & Effect in physical science. Just as he was getting ready to leave Leipzig, at whose university he has been a professor for nine of his 35 years, the Uncertainty Principle's...

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