[teqc] Dr. Leon Lederman has died, aged 96

John Galetzka galetzka at unavco.org
Sun Oct 7 20:12:30 MDT 2018


This was beautiful to read, Lou, especially in a night like tonight. Thank you. John

> On Oct 6, 2018, at 08:47, Lou Estey <lou at unavco.org> wrote:
> 
> On Wednesday, Nobel laureate Dr. Leon Lederman died.  He was 96.
> You've probably noticed I've been using a quote from Dr. Lederman
> in my email signoff -- for the past 25 years.  At the core of his
> question is a firm belief that all phenomena in the universe are
> understandable by physical laws, ultimately bound in a "Theory of
> Everything" which, when complete, will fully describe the universe.
> It is remarkable the degree of progress physicists have made during
> Dr. Lederman's lifetime, of almost a century, towards that goal.
> And Leon Lederman's contributions were a major part of that effort.
> 
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> "If the universe is the answer, what is the question?"
>                                                - Leon Lederman
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