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A physicist crystallized in time - The State Press

ASU Professor Frank Wilczek’s “eureka” moment for his Nobel Prize-winning discovery of asymptotic freedom did not come when he had his breakthrough in the equation in 1973 — he simply went to bed after that.

His “eureka” moment instead came at his first physics conference when one of his heroes, fellow Nobel laureate physicist Richard Feynman, dedicated his summary talk to Wilczek’s discovery.

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