Boris Podolsky

Russian-American physicist (1896-1966)

Boris Yakovlevich Podolsky (June 29, 1896November 28, 1966) was an American physicist of Russian Jewish descent. Working with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen, he conceived the EPR Paradox, which stimulated debate as to the interpretation of quantum mechanics.


  • Ever since before quantum phenomena became definitely recognized many attempts were made to picture their mechanism.
    • in his early Quantum Mechanics paper On King's Classical Theory of Radiation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 1, 1927, vol. 13, no.3, p. 97-100.
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