John Archibald Wheeler passed away, July 4, 1911, April 13, 2008

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Sad news indeed.
 
Sad indeed, I was just reading some of his work last week. My eyes got all teary as if he was a member of my family. He will be missed.
 
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a long and bountiful life

Professor Wheeler's "Geometrodynamics" has been an inspiration over the years. The thought that "It's all just curved empty nothingness" continues to ring true.

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in addition, "Gravitation" and "Spacetime Physics", as well as Wheeler's [many] students
have been also been inspiring and influential.

(I had contributed an entry to the PF blog: https://www.physicsforums.com/blog/2008/04/14/john-archibald-wheeler-1911-2008/ [Broken] which I will add to.)
 
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