NOBEL THOUGHTS: Leon Lederman

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NOBEL THOUGHTS: Leon Lederman

Profound Insights of the Laureates

by Marc Abrahams

Leon Lederman is Frank E. Sulzberger Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago. In 1988 he received the Nobel Prize for Physics. We spoke at a conference at Woods Hole.

When you put on your pants, which leg do you put on first?

A. Left.

What color socks are you wearing, and why?

A. Brown. My wife packed them.

How many pair of socks do you recommend a person should own?

A. Twenty. Most of them should be matching.

Do you have any advice for young people who are entering the field?

A. Yes.


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