Niels Bohr Quote

It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.


Quoted in Aage Petersen, 'The Philosophy of Niels Bohr', Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1963

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It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.

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It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.

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It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.

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It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.