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#309 - Eugene Wigner Autograph Letter Signed Estimate: $200+

"Today's quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity are not consistent with each other"

Hungarian-American theoretical physicist, engineer and mathematician (1902-1995) who received half of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 'for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles.' ALS in Hungarian, signed “Wigner Jeno,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 11.5, aerogramme honoring Mark Twain and Halley's Comet letterhead, February 12, 1987. Letter responding to questions about the state of physics, in part (translated): "1. I believe that today's quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity are not consistent with each other. I am working on improving this situation, but only improving. In addition, I want to generalize the phase space distribution function and make it relativistic. 2. I believe Europe is the place where physics flourishes. 3. I know numerous Hungarian physicists, and sometimes I correspond with them I am not familiar with the Yugoslav physicists…9. Einstein was a good man. He wanted to be considered everyone's equal. I have always admired and liked him." In fine condition. Accompanied by a full translation.

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