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Paul Halpern @phalpern Philadelphia

Physicist and Science Writer. Author of sixteen books, most recently Synchronicity: The Epic Quest to Understand the Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect

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Joined Twitter 1/16/09


@whitelynx @HerschelMuseum @MaineMaritimeMu With a marvellous sense of humor! @david_hurn No, just emphasizing that they were proven charlatans. Perhaps that is redundant... @Josedarwin18591 👻👻👻When ‘Einstein 2.0’ Met ‘Freud’s Successor:’ https://t.co/rflJAukyNB #histSTM #histsci #CarlJung #synchronicity #quantum #physics
Retweeted by Paul HalpernThe most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the crad… https://t.co/e5dMxvZF2s
Retweeted by Paul HalpernWhat’s So Funny About Neutrinos? How Nature’s Elusive Lightweight Particles Have Been the Targets of Humor for 90 Y… https://t.co/l8IVHwjupp
Retweeted by Paul HalpernAn assortment of blackboards used by Albert Einstein during talks at various universities, including Oxford (preser… https://t.co/LuNHfaaRwr
Retweeted by Paul HalpernPerhaps the silliest memorial to Albert Einstein: the Einstein Fountain in his birthplace city of Ulm, Germany, de… https://t.co/xszvi89s4T
Retweeted by Paul HalpernChien-Shiung Wu: The Manhattan Project Physicist Who Proved that Parity (Mirror-Image Symmetry) is Violated in Cer… https://t.co/qLvUUtONfo
Retweeted by Paul HalpernOn 17 Nov 1962, philosopher Thomas Kuhn and others subjected Niels Bohr to a barrage of questions about quantum mea… https://t.co/KfL31rDlNm
Retweeted by Paul HalpernThe Spirit Photographs of William Hope: Recently unearthed in a Lancashire antiquarian bookshop by one of the cura… https://t.co/BeiISyAeoHDelighted to announce that 'Synchronicity: The Epic Quest to Understand the Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect,' a… https://t.co/QyQVAgkZTT
Retweeted by Paul HalpernThe Pauli Effect: How Disaster Accompanied a Quantum Physicist Wherever He Went: https://t.co/bDH0PYUdq7https://t.co/I9XAmBCrHW
Retweeted by Paul HalpernHarmony of the spheres: a variety of instruments displayed at the @HerschelMuseum in Bath, England, some astronomic… https://t.co/Q060POSzd0
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1/17
2020
Freeman Dyson's Joke of Two Baths: Dyson: (mentions Herschel) Halpern: Have you been to the @HerschelMuseum in… https://t.co/7qy0Z5BCt8 @GabriellBirchak Many thanks, Gabrielle! I appreciate your feedback! @Thievesbook By the way, as you may know, Sir Patrick Moore was an active patron of the @HerschelMuseumSupper at the William Herschel house (now @HerschelMuseum), where, in the back garden, the noted astronomer and mus… https://t.co/bHIgB9XbWC
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @Thievesbook @HerschelMuseum Amazing video, Nick. I recognise the opening scene (near the Roman baths) from my vis… https://t.co/ryXvxgt2Kg
1/16
2020
@bobkessler Interesting to hear. Please send my best regards to everyone!Harmony of the spheres: a variety of instruments displayed at the @HerschelMuseum in Bath, England, some astronomic… https://t.co/Q060POSzd0Supper at the William Herschel house (now @HerschelMuseum), where, in the back garden, the noted astronomer and mus… https://t.co/bHIgB9XbWCNobel laureate physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman discovered an important property of light pertaining to its s… https://t.co/TszduUexW2
Retweeted by Paul HalpernMax Born, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, was dismissed from the University of Göttingen during the Nazi… https://t.co/0wIERihtt7
Retweeted by Paul HalpernThe house of famed psychologist Carl G. Jung, in Küsnacht (near Zürich), Switzerland. There he met with and psycho… https://t.co/jWtWFCCx2d @razabeena My pleasure, Beena!Thank you for sharing these historical gems 🙏 https://t.co/uq5okKEd9O
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @Greg_Lester Thanks Greg! Hope all is well! @carlarenecomedy Carla, my condolences. I hope things go well for you the rest of this year.Continuum, by Walter Perry, a sculpture inspired by the Moebius strip and the geometry of spacetime near a black ho… https://t.co/E5lrBlDxsw
Retweeted by Paul HalpernEntangled tourists on whirlwind trips through Europe might sometimes feel that they are in London and Venice at the… https://t.co/1kf8O7OrSe
Retweeted by Paul HalpernCall me Wolfgango, he said... https://t.co/tLdrHKbQRv
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1/15
2020
Werner Heisenberg's doctoral certificate removed any uncertainty about his qualifications to be a theoretical physi… https://t.co/5E5GaQekws
Retweeted by Paul HalpernOn 17 Nov 1962, philosopher Thomas Kuhn and others subjected Niels Bohr to a barrage of questions about quantum mea… https://t.co/KfL31rDlNmWhen Niels Bohr fled Nazi-occupied Denmark in a fishing boat to Sweden, and then in a high-altitude plane to Englan… https://t.co/Bs2qD2olex
Retweeted by Paul HalpernCall me Wolfgango, he said... https://t.co/tLdrHKbQRvEntangled tourists on whirlwind trips through Europe might sometimes feel that they are in London and Venice at the… https://t.co/1kf8O7OrSeMax Born, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, was dismissed from the University of Göttingen during the Nazi… https://t.co/0wIERihtt7Nobel laureate physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman discovered an important property of light pertaining to its s… https://t.co/TszduUexW2Werner Heisenberg's doctoral certificate removed any uncertainty about his qualifications to be a theoretical physi… https://t.co/5E5GaQekws
1/14
2020
"Science! True daughter of Old Time thou art! Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes." - Edgar Allan Poe https://t.co/ZsxNvPTOE9
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @jfpas It was a conference in Italy and a group of students tried to pull the prank of having him trip a rope to re… https://t.co/EjDz9AiDdO @tonyatkinson56 Very punny, Tony! Didn't think of that.Albert Einstein's moving tribute to the brilliant German mathematician Emmy Noether: https://t.co/1z07S1ZZ6Rhttps://t.co/XWozGtsSDI
Retweeted by Paul HalpernThe Pauli Effect: How Disaster Accompanied a Quantum Physicist Wherever He Went: https://t.co/bDH0PYUdq7https://t.co/I9XAmBCrHW @Ryan72462109 I knew Yang personally when I was a graduate student at Stony Brook. During seminars, he would raise… https://t.co/k2NSuxqUhH @johncarlosbaez Sounds great!"Science! True daughter of Old Time thou art! Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes." - Edgar Allan Poe https://t.co/ZsxNvPTOE9Continuum, by Walter Perry, a sculpture inspired by the Moebius strip and the geometry of spacetime near a black ho… https://t.co/E5lrBlDxswAlbert Einstein's moving tribute to the brilliant German mathematician Emmy Noether: https://t.co/1z07S1ZZ6Rhttps://t.co/XWozGtsSDI @phalpern Hi! I want to read your book. Right now I'm reading Abraham Pais' biography of Einstein, Subtle is the… https://t.co/bde9SkAEzj
Retweeted by Paul Halpern#WomenInSTEM https://t.co/aYyi3gjHWy
Retweeted by Paul Halpernsaw that one graphic going around on twitter this morning (I think @thoughtsofaphd posted it first?) and hated ever… https://t.co/WPUlOPYNyX
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @johncarlosbaez Thanks John. Pais's biography of Einstein is fantastic. My book is based largely on the Einstein-… https://t.co/r4Q3F4eExpEinstein junto al filósofo y escritor uruguayo Carlos Vaz Ferreira en la Plaza Artola (hoy Plaza de los Treinta y T… https://t.co/mUUBwB9gPD
Retweeted by Paul HalpernA simple paving stone in a Bryn Mawr courtyard marks the final resting place of brilliant mathematician Emmy Noethe… https://t.co/NdjzoeEFYC
Retweeted by Paul HalpernIn 1946, the Women's National Press Club named heroic Austrian nuclear scientist Lise Meitner 'Woman of the Year'… https://t.co/gAjIoPeJKw
Retweeted by Paul HalpernMisleading NY Times headline from a century ago: "If Man Moved with the Velocity of Light He Might Remain Unchanged… https://t.co/Xt6AqmPSGZ
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @johncarlosbaez Great thread! If you haven't seen it already, you might be interested in my book Einstein's Dice a… https://t.co/wxaWfHKuPO @_BernaUyanik_ You might be interested in my book that covers this topic: https://t.co/xjsTpnzdtW https://t.co/icBhjv2Vbc“Einstein, Schrödinger, and the story you never heard” by @StartsWithABang https://t.co/sDdmkhKd7Y science #physics
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @phalpern Recently finished The Quantum Labyrinth and Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat. Unbelievably good!!! I… https://t.co/8JLiPTPUbT
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1/13
2020
Maryam Mirzakhani, A Candle Illuminating The Dark by @phalpern https://t.co/aGvfRQSHoQ N.B.: A must read. Beaut… https://t.co/5QVXAgUBQZ
Retweeted by Paul HalpernMisleading NY Times headline from a century ago: "If Man Moved with the Velocity of Light He Might Remain Unchanged… https://t.co/Xt6AqmPSGZIn 1946, the Women's National Press Club named heroic Austrian nuclear scientist Lise Meitner 'Woman of the Year'… https://t.co/gAjIoPeJKwA simple paving stone in a Bryn Mawr courtyard marks the final resting place of brilliant mathematician Emmy Noethe… https://t.co/NdjzoeEFYCChien-Shiung Wu: The Manhattan Project Physicist Who Proved that Parity (Mirror-Image Symmetry) is Violated in Cer… https://t.co/qLvUUtONfoAfter 150 years of unity, Maxwell's equations have decided to split up and no longer produce photons. A dark day f… https://t.co/u22wdwYL87
Retweeted by Paul HalpernEinstein junto al filósofo y escritor uruguayo Carlos Vaz Ferreira en la Plaza Artola (hoy Plaza de los Treinta y T… https://t.co/mUUBwB9gPDAlbert Einstein's 1925 visit to the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: https://t.co/zrLN8xQMvwhttps://t.co/Y8Xm3LKHuJ
1/12
2020
Albert Einstein's Declaration of Intention in applying for U.S. Citizenship. He needed to declare, among other sta… https://t.co/11zFG5P2hM
Retweeted by Paul HalpernEsteemed theoretical physicists Wolfgang Pauli (L) and John Wheeler (C) at the "Nobel-Bier-Abend" (Evening beer par… https://t.co/Rj8k0BTFmk
Retweeted by Paul HalpernYou say "uncertainty"... I say "complementarity"... Let's call the whole thing off! Quantum titans Werner Heisenbe… https://t.co/RjLzYecOEw
Retweeted by Paul Halpern'This is my chair. No other kids allowed!' Envisioning how Wolfgang Pauli, at the age of 2 years and 8 months, mi… https://t.co/CZbdRPDiRl
Retweeted by Paul HalpernAlbert Einstein's pocket diary, indicating a speaking engagement at Cambridge on 5 June 1930. The following day, h… https://t.co/P9A4STDYtq
Retweeted by Paul HalpernPhilosophy in rock lyrics: 'Free Will' by Rush, co-written by Neil Peart https://t.co/Xr6vW9j8dy
Retweeted by Paul HalpernTHIS is cake. "Synchronicity I" by The Police. Written by Sting when he was in his Jung phase. Repetitive guitar… https://t.co/aOrzQ0OBDD
Retweeted by Paul HalpernPerhaps the silliest memorial to Albert Einstein: the Einstein Fountain in his birthplace city of Ulm, Germany, de… https://t.co/xszvi89s4TAlbert Einstein's Declaration of Intention in applying for U.S. Citizenship. He needed to declare, among other sta… https://t.co/11zFG5P2hM @dgg6432 Lo siento que estas tan triste! ¡Su música vive siempre! @laurielei You got it! @SCStreet Amazing!Quantum physics isn't always smooth sailing. But these guys made it look chill. Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg… https://t.co/EdDgoddT1y
Retweeted by Paul HalpernAlbert Einstein, in October 1928, looking rested and fit after recovering from a heart condition. During his conva… https://t.co/C5ETmEVJVA
Retweeted by Paul HalpernWhen renowned philosopher Bertrand Russell was fired from Pennsylvania's famed Barnes Foundation he blamed the disp… https://t.co/GtWZPPB4sh
Retweeted by Paul Halpern @SCStreet Awesome! @SCStreet And the name of the tune is? @Fattythedragon Good guess, but not quite.Philosophy in rock lyrics challenge Name this tune: "A connecting principle, Linked to the invisible Almost imper… https://t.co/4Da92aOzWP @arithejealous She knitted during lectures as a way of passing the time, much like checking one's phone today @LisaChristiePhD Many thanks, Lisa!Philosophy in rock lyrics: 'Free Will' by Rush, co-written by Neil Peart https://t.co/Xr6vW9j8dy
1/11
2020
When renowned philosopher Bertrand Russell was fired from Pennsylvania's famed Barnes Foundation he blamed the disp… https://t.co/GtWZPPB4sh @Richard79360562 Great interview! Thanks for letting me know. https://t.co/9eMJwqFjNuAn assortment of blackboards used by Albert Einstein during talks at various universities, including Oxford (preser… https://t.co/LuNHfaaRwrAlbert Einstein's pocket diary, indicating a speaking engagement at Cambridge on 5 June 1930. The following day, h… https://t.co/P9A4STDYtq'This is my chair. No other kids allowed!' Envisioning how Wolfgang Pauli, at the age of 2 years and 8 months, mi… https://t.co/CZbdRPDiRlYou say "uncertainty"... I say "complementarity"... Let's call the whole thing off! Quantum titans Werner Heisenbe… https://t.co/RjLzYecOEwEsteemed theoretical physicists Wolfgang Pauli (L) and John Wheeler (C) at the "Nobel-Bier-Abend" (Evening beer par… https://t.co/Rj8k0BTFmkWhen “Einstein 2.0” Met “Freud’s Successor” https://t.co/Cuib34yVWq
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1/10
2020

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