Martinus J. G. Veltman

Martinus J. G. Veltman

Martinus J. G. Veltman (born June 27, 1931, in Waalwijk) is a Dutch theoretical physicist. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in physics with his former student Gerardus 't Hooft for their work on particle theory.

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  • We understand many things about particles and their interactions, but this and other mysteries make it very clear that we are nowhere close to a full understanding.
    • Martinus Veltman (2003). Facts and mysteries in elementary particle physics. World Scientific. p. 3. ISBN 981238149X. 
  • Great physics does not automatically imply complicated mathematics!
    • Martinus Veltman (2003). Facts and mysteries in elementary particle physics. World Scientific. p. 15. ISBN 981238149X. 

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