Summer/Fall 2001

Paul McKinney's
Summer Read
We asked Wabash faculty what they were reading and recommending to friends
this summer.
Here was Paul's response:

Michael Frayn's Copenhagen, a play about a meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in 1941, is a good read. The meeting is a matter of historical concern because the discussion the two physicists had remains a mystery. Some say Heisenberg was trying to find out if an atomic bomb was possible. Others say Heisenberg was trying to persuade Bohr to work on a Nazi a-bomb project. Frayn has attempted to write the play using their philosophical discoveries.

Those who have seen the play found it exciting, and it will be made into a movie.

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