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On the 110th anniversary of the birth of L.D. Landau. From the archive


"Physics is supposed to be spoken of with a bit of irony": unknown speech by L.D. Landau, 8 April 1960


Institute of Linguistics, Bol'shoi Kislovskii per. 1/1, Moscow, 125009, Russian Federation

A previously unknown speech by Lev Landau dated 8 April 1960 is published, transcribed from a unique tape recording obtained from the Russian State Phonogram Archive (Moscow). This is Landau's only true public speech that remained recorded.

Fulltext is available at IOP
Keywords: Academician Lev Landau, history of physics, twenty century physics, Nobel Laureates
PACS: 01.10.Fv, 01.60.+q, 01.65.+g, 01.75.+m (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2017.10.038253
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2018/1/i/
Citation: Druzhinin P A ""Physics is supposed to be spoken of with a bit of irony": unknown speech by L.D. Landau, 8 April 1960" Phys. Usp. 61 105–110 (2018)
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Received: 31st, August 2017, 26th, October 2017

Оригинал: Дружинин П А «"О физике всегда полагается говорить слегка иронически" (неизвестное выступление Л.Д. Ландау 8 апреля 1960 года)» УФН 188 113–118 (2018); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2017.10.038253

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