Neils Bohr Annecdote

Danish Physicist Niels Bohr was known to have a horseshoe prominently displayed above the door frame of his office.

Asked what it was for, he replied that it was a good luck charm that helped his physics equations.

“But do you believe in that superstition?” he was asked.

“Of course not!” the future Nobel winner replied. “But I have been told that it works whether you believe in it or not…”

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