One from Niels Bohr

“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.”

Niels Bohr

2 thoughts on “One from Niels Bohr”

  1. Niels Bohr had an exceptionally inventive mind, even among nuclear scientists. For a real treat, Search for the story of how he passed an examination question on how to measure the height of a skyscraper using a barometer.


  2. Thanks for the tip, Donald! I vaguely recall reading that story years ago, but I have forgotten all the details now. I think I’ll try to find it again!


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