[time-nuts] Danish Question

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Wed Oct 31 15:16:16 EDT 2007

At 02:10 PM 10/31/2007 , Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>"Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer."
>>[urban legend]
>>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...

There's a retelling of the same story in one of the (excellent!) Jim
Williams books.

newell  N5TNL

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