Science: Leftover Universe

Mathematical physicists use the same three tools commonly employed by novelists and amateur race track bettors: pencil, paper and imagination. One who wields these tools brilliantly is Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac of Cambridge University, who won a Nobel Prize in 1933 for his powerful contributions to atomic theory and who is one of the half-dozen greatest mathematical logicians in the world. In the U. S. last week arrived the British journal Nature with an article by Dr. Dirac which he began as follows:

"The fundamental constants of physics, such as c the velocity of...

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