Recollections of Max Born: III Reflections

November 1965
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov1965, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses the author's experience of being a scientist and a university teacher in the U.S. He relates that he has found great pleasure in teaching and that science has given him satisfaction in his profession. He also reflects on the meaning and impact of science on him and the society, and notes that the rise of scientific methods led to the improvement of technology and the breakdown of ethics as it was being used in destructive purposes, particularly in war.


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