Geoffrey F. Chew
(5 Jun 1924 - 12 Apr 2019)
American physicist who was a student of Enrico Fermi. For most of his career, he was faculty member with the Dept of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (1957-1991). He was a leader of the S-matrix approach to the strong interaction and the associated bootstrap principle.
Science Quotes by Geoffrey F. Chew (1 quote)
Nature is as it is because this is the only possible nature consistent with itself.
— Geoffrey F. Chew
Bootstrap: A Scientific Idea'. Science, vol. II, 1968, pp. 762-765. Quoted in Erhard Scheibe and Brigitte Falkenburg (ed), Between Rationalism and Empiricism: Selected Papers in the Philosophy of Physics (2001), 33.
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