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Suggestions for Further Reading

Cassidy, David C. Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1992.

Heisenberg, Elisabeth. Inner Exile: Recollections of a Life with Werner Heisenberg. Trans. S. Cappellari and C. Morris. Boston: Birkhäuser, 1984.

Heisenberg, Werner. Letters to Wolfgang Pauli, 1928–1950. Philadelphia: Joint Committee of the American Physics Society and the American Philosophical Society of Theoretical Physics.

–––. Physics and Beyond: Encounters and Conversations. Trans. Arnold J. Pomerans. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.

Powers, Thomas. Heisenberg's War: The Secret History of the German Bomb. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993.

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A less biased view on Heisenberg's cooperation

by sba_dk, February 25, 2017

According to the book Spaltningen of Danish philosopher David Favrholdt, the Danish physicians in 1941 were chocked to hear Heisenberg tell them that Germany would win the war. Heisenberg was sent to Copenhagen as a test to see if he was suited to be a German cultural ambassador. It must have been a succesful test, because later he was sent to Budapest, Schwitzerland, Poland and Holland. The Dutch physician Hendrik Casimir reports from a conversation with Heisenberg in autumn, 1943: "... da wäre vielleicht doch ein Europa unter deutscher F... Read more


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