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Topic: Lawsuit: Archimedes Plutonium vs. Andrew Wiles, Princeton U.
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hawthorn@waikato.ac.nz

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Re: Lawsuit: Archimedes Plutonium vs. Andrew Wiles, Princeton U.
Posted: Jun 18, 1996 11:19 PM
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In article <4q3342$856@holodeck.iss.nus.sg>, tim@iss.nus.sg (Tim Poston) writes:
> john baez (baez@guitar.ucr.edu) wrote:
> : In article <MM.834489913.18571.gjalp@ifi.uio.no> Hans Kristian Ruud <hkr@ifi.uio.no> writes:
>
> : >A quote I once saw in this group, attributed to some German phycicist
> : >(Schrodinger or Heisenberg, I think) put it this way:
>
> : >"All science can be reduced to physics or philately"
>
> : A quote along these lines is usually attributed to Rutherford, who
> : wasn't German.


He was actually born in New Zealand.

> Maybe he was German, but at a deeper level.

? - you've foxed me. Is this germane?

Ian H







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