[time-nuts] Danish Question
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Oct 31 15:10:04 EDT 2007
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t4NbktzPwJcBAAAAAAemail@example.com>, "Rob Kimberley" writes:
>The following concerns a question in a physics degree exam at the University
>"Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer."
>The student was Nils Bohr, the first Dane to win the Nobel prize for
No, it most certainly was not Niels Bohr, and I seriously doubt it
was anybody, as this particular urban legend was already old when
I studied physics...
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