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Henry Margenau letter to Hugh Everett, 8-April-1957
Description: Henry Margenau was a German physicist and philosopher of physics who had previously written on the measurement problem in quantum mechanics. It seems that Hugh Everett---or rather, John Wheeler---sent Everett's thesis to Margenau and other physicists for comments. Margenau was the first to reply, and though he admits to not having looked at the work closely, he appears to approve. Margenau includes a preprint of a paper of his own to be published in the journal Philosophy of Science, and a reprint of an earlier paper from Physical Review.
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Provenance: This document was found in the basement of Mark Everett in 2007 by Mark Everett and Peter Byrne.
Publisher: University of California, Irvine Libraries. Irvine, California 92623-9557. http://www.lib.uci.edu.