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    Max Born Typed Letter Signed. One page, 7.5" x 11", West Germany; October 25, 1966. A typed letter to Dr. Kasimir Fajans where Born regretfully admits he cannot help him clear up a question. It reads in part: "...I regret very much that I am now too old and too ill to remember the scientific points you mention..." The letter contains a handwritten notation by Born in blue ink. Signed, "M. Born."

    This lot also contains the typed letter from Dr. Kasimir Fajans that prompted Born's response. One page, 8.5" x 11", Ann Arbor, Michigan; October 11, 1966.

    Max Born (1882-1970) was a German physicist and mathematician whose work was primarily focused on quantum mechanics, but he also contributed significantly to solid-state physics and optics. He won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Walther Bothe, "for his fundamental research in quantum mechanics, especially for his statistical interpretation of the wavefunction."

    Condition: Paper clip indention. Bottom right corner creased. Smoothed mailing folds.


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    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
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