John Neumann

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In existographies, John Neumann (52 BE-2 AE) (1903-1957 ACM) (IQ:190|#41) (ID:3.58|53) (RGM:189|1,535+) (PR:937|65AE / mathematician:19) (Becker 160:142|2L) (Gottlieb 1000:959) (Odueny 100:54) (Simmons 100:51) (HFET:9) (CR:221) (LH:5) (TL:226|#35) was a Hungarian-born American mathematician, chemical engineer, economist, physicist, and computer scientist, noted for []


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The following are quotes by Neumann:

“It is just as foolish to complain that people are selfish and treacherous as it is to complain that the magnetic field does not increase unless the electric field has a curl. Both are laws of nature.”
— John Neumann (c.1940), “Comment”, recalled by Eugene Wigner [1]

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See also

  • Neumann automaton theory
  • Neumann on god
  • Neumann-Shannon anecdote


  1. (a) Wigner, Eugene. (1958). “John von Neumann (1903 - 1957)”, Year book of the American Philosophical Society . Publisher.
    (b) Wigner, Eugene. (1967). Symmetries and Reflections : Scientific Essays of Eugene P. Wigner (pg. 261). Publisher.

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