Max Born Quote

If Gessler had ordered William Tell to shoot a hydrogen atom off his son's head by means of a particle and had given him the best laboratory instruments in the world instead of a cross-bow, Tell's skill would have availed him nothing. Hit or miss would have been a matter of chance.


In: Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, New Pathways in Science, Chapter IV, Section III (p. 82), The Macmillan Company. 1935

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If Gessler had ordered William Tell to shoot a hydrogen atom off his son's head by means of a particle and had given him the best laboratory...

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If Gessler had ordered William Tell to shoot a hydrogen atom off his son's head by means of a particle and had given him the best laboratory...

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If Gessler had ordered William Tell to shoot a hydrogen atom off his son's head by means of a particle and had given him the best laboratory...

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If Gessler had ordered William Tell to shoot a hydrogen atom off his son's head by means of a particle and had given him the best laboratory...