Everett and Einstein

Quotes from Peter Byrne, The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family

p. 25 Nancy about Everett: “This is a guy who at the tender age of 12 wrote a letter to Albert Einstein, and received a reply! I think his mom – K.K. may have influenced him [to write that letter]”.

p. 26 “Everett long lost letter to Albert Einstein apparently claimed to have solved the paradox of what happens when an irresistible force meet an immoveable object. Nance thought he had written it as a ‘hoax’, to see if he could fool the great man. Graciously, Einstein wrote back on June 11, 1943,

There is no such thing like an irresistible force and immoveable body. But there seems to be  a very stubborn boy who has forced his way victoriously through strange difficulties created by himself for this purpose.'”


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