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Manfred Eigen

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Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.

— Manfred Eigen

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In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

— Manfred Eigen

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A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.

— Manfred Eigen

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A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant.

— Manfred Eigen

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Manfred Eigen (born May 9 1927) is a German biophysical chemist who won the 1967 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on measuring fast chemical reactions. Otto Hahn Prize for chemistry and physics (1962)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1967) shared with Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and George Porter for his studies on the kinetics of extremely fast running chemical reactions with relaxation methods
Member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (now the Russian Academy of Sciences) (1976)
Corresponding Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (1972)
Faraday Lectureship Prize (Royal Society of Chemistry 1977)
Patron of the annual XLAB Science Festival in Göttingen
Austrian Decoration for Science and Art
Lower Saxony State Prize for Science (1980)
Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize (1992)
Helmholtz Medal (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities 1994)
Max Planck Research Award (1994) jointly with Rudolf Rigler of the Karolinska Institute
Honorary member of the Ruhr University Bochum (2001)
Honorary doctorate from Harvard University
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Human Virology in Baltimore (2005)
Wilhelm Exner Medal (2011)

Eigen's students included Geoffrey W. 65 pp.

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