[time-nuts] Danish Question
rk at timing-consultants.com
Wed Oct 31 15:21:56 EDT 2007
My apologies - I have been misinformed!
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Poul-Henning Kamp
Sent: 31 October 2007 19:10
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Danish Question
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t4NbktzPwJcBAAAAAAemail@example.com>, "Rob Kimberley" writes:
>The following concerns a question in a physics degree exam at the
>"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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