[time-nuts] Danish Question

John Day johnday at wordsnimages.com
Wed Oct 31 15:52:28 EDT 2007

At 03:35 PM 10/31/2007, you wrote:
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>At 02:31 PM 10/31/2007 , John Day wrote:
> >
> >You beat me to it Poul-Henning, the legend is first documented in
> >1958, but did not involve Bohr. I heard it in 1971 in the UK and gain
> >in 1973 in the US - by then it is attributed to Bohr.
> >
> >Some sources say that Rutherford was the arbiter. Why would
> >Rutherford have become involved? But it is true that around 1911 Bohr
> >did work in Rutherfords laboratory.
> >
> >I later again heard the same legend in California in 1976, but about
> >some other eminently undistinguished candidate, not Bohr.

>So, who's going to submit this urban legend to Snopes for them to track down?

It's on snopes as far as I know.


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