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Vale Rudolf Haag

  1. Feb 18, 2016 #1

    strangerep

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    Since (apparently) no one else has mentioned this, it seems appropriate to note in this forum the passing of Prof Rudolf Haag who departed this world on 5 Jan 2016.

    (I only became aware of this when his final (unfinished) paper was posted on the arXiv.)
     
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  3. Feb 18, 2016 #2

    atyy

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    It would seem he remained a Copenhagenist.

    What is the meaning of "Vale"?
     
  4. Feb 18, 2016 #3

    strangerep

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    Latin for "Farewell", iiuc.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2016 #4

    atyy

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    I remember reading a bit ago that Wightman passed away too. According to Wikipedia, Wightman and Haag were both born in 1922. Looking it up, I see Kastler died last year. He was born a bit later, 1926.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2016 #5

    Demystifier

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    R.I.P.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2016 #6

    DrDu

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