Obituary: John Wheeler (1911–2008)

@article{Peebles2008ObituaryJW,
  title={Obituary: John Wheeler (1911–2008)},
  author={P. James E. Peebles and W. G. Unruh},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2008},
  volume={453},
  pages={50-50}
}
Wheeler, who died on 13 April aged 96, roamed from the properties of atomic nuclei to the physics of nuclear explosions; from the quantum mechanics of exotic atoms to the philosophy of quantum measurements; and from the nature of black holes to the properties of space-time. The thread connecting these disparate areas was Wheeler’s love of acquiring and… CONTINUE READING