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Submission + - John Archibald Wheeler dead at 96 (cosmicvariance.com)

ynotds writes: "One of the great physicist's younger research students, Daniel Holz, has written a moving Goodbye.

Fortunately, being a relatively clueless 20-year old, I was only dimly aware of these things. I was interested in gravity and cosmology, and I had heard Wheeler knew a thing or two about such topics. So I waltzed in, and asked if he had any projects I could work on. I staggered out of his office four hours later, laden with books, a clearly defined project in my hands. For the ensuing two years I spent essentially every weekday with Wheeler.
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