Quotations by Jack Steinberger

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Born: Wednesday, May 25, 1921
Profession: Physicist
Nationality: American


I feel I learned as much from fellow students as from the professors.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Students)

I had no new ideas on the physics we might learn, and I could not compete with the younger generation.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Ideas, Physics)

I joined the Army and was sent to the MIT radiation laboratory after a few months of introduction to electromagnetic wave theory in a special course, given for Army personnel at the University of Chicago.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Army, Chicago, Months, Theory, University)

I remember Nazi election propaganda posters showing a hateful Jewish face with crooked nose.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Propaganda)

I reverted easily to my wild state, that is experimentation.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: State)

I studied chemical engineering. I was a good student, but these were the hard times of the depression, my scholarship came to an end, and it was necessary to work to supplement the family income.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Family, Work, Depression, End, Engineering, Income)

I survived only a year in Berkeley, partly because I declined to sign the anticommunist loyalty oath.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Loyalty)

In 1933, the Nazis came to power and the more systematic persecution of the Jews followed quickly. Laws were enacted which excluded Jewish children from higher education in public schools.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Education, Power, Children, Laws, Persecution, Public, Schools)

In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children. We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York, Christmas 1934.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: American, Children, Christmas, Washington)

In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store.
- Jack Steinberger
(Keywords: Family, Chicago, University)







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