Leon Lederman

Leon Lederman

American physicist, Professor Wolf Prize in Mathematics in Physics (1982)
The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ...More Leon Lederman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the major ingredients for professional success in science is luck. Without this, forget it.More Leon Lederman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I sometimes think about the tower at Pisa as the first particle accelerator, a (nearly) vertical linear accelerator that Galileo used in his studies.More Leon Lederman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A theoretical physicist can spend his entire lifetime missing the intellectual challenge of experimental work, experiencing none of the thrills and dangers - the overhead crane with its ten-ton load, the flashing skull and crossbones and danger, radioactivity signs. A theorist's only real hazard is stabbing himself with a pencil while attacking a bug that crawls out of his calculations.More Leon Lederman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Neutrinos ... win the minimalist contest: zero charge, zero radius, and very possibly zero mass.More Leon Lederman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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