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Physics in Perspective

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 204–210 | Cite as

Lars, the Oracle

  • Giorgio Careri

Abstract.

Lars Onsager was known for his obscure but correct predictions in several fields of science. Some scientific events, particularly in the field of superfluidity, are recollected here by one of his old friends.

Key words. Lars Onsager; biography; superfluidity; history of physics. 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag Basel, 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Careri
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  1. 1.University of Rome "La Sapienza", Dipartimento di Fisica, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, I-00185 Rome, Italy, e-mail: lupinacci@roma1.infn.itIT

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