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The voice of the martians

The voice of the martians APH N.S., Heavy Ion Physics 7 (1998) 259-260 HEAVY ION PHYSICS (~Akad› Kiad£ BOOK REVIEW George Marx Akad› Kiad£ Budapest, 1997, pp. 411 One of the remarkable facts about the history of science of the twentieth century is to realize how many intellectuals were born on the banks of the Hungarian rivers Danube and Tisza; how many geniuses' first words were in Hungarian, this strange language without any relatives; how many exceptional scientists carried through- out their successful lives the characteristic Hungarian accent; how many of them attended Hungarian schools and obtained the first, deeply imprinted experiences of social relations in the tiny country of Hungary. This phenomenon, which many of us see as more than a chance one, is certainly not simple to explain. What about the possibility that Martians arrived on Earth, disguised themselves as Hungarians, infiltrated into leading scientific laboratories, produced outstanding scientific results and were awarded Nobel prizes? Did they really arrive from space, or was it the numerous unsolved problems of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and the internal fights resulting from the inherent tensions of a country torn apart by the senseless suffering of the First World War that led to the development of these http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Acta Physica Hungarica Series A, Heavy Ion Physics Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Akadémiai Kiadó
Subject
Physics; Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons
ISSN
1219-7580
eISSN
1588-2675
DOI
10.1007/BF03158351
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Abstract

APH N.S., Heavy Ion Physics 7 (1998) 259-260 HEAVY ION PHYSICS (~Akad› Kiad£ BOOK REVIEW George Marx Akad› Kiad£ Budapest, 1997, pp. 411 One of the remarkable facts about the history of science of the twentieth century is to realize how many intellectuals were born on the banks of the Hungarian rivers Danube and Tisza; how many geniuses' first words were in Hungarian, this strange language without any relatives; how many exceptional scientists carried through- out their successful lives the characteristic Hungarian accent; how many of them attended Hungarian schools and obtained the first, deeply imprinted experiences of social relations in the tiny country of Hungary. This phenomenon, which many of us see as more than a chance one, is certainly not simple to explain. What about the possibility that Martians arrived on Earth, disguised themselves as Hungarians, infiltrated into leading scientific laboratories, produced outstanding scientific results and were awarded Nobel prizes? Did they really arrive from space, or was it the numerous unsolved problems of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and the internal fights resulting from the inherent tensions of a country torn apart by the senseless suffering of the First World War that led to the development of these

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Acta Physica Hungarica Series A, Heavy Ion PhysicsSpringer Journals

Published: Aug 13, 2009

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