László Tisza

Hungarian physicist (1907-2009)

László Tisza (July 7, 1907April 15, 2009) was Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT. He was a colleague of famed physicists Edward Teller, Lev Landau and Fritz London, and initiated the two-fluid theory of liquid helium.

László Tisza


  • If history has a lesson, it is that the "winner take all" attitude deprives one of the pleasures of being the heir to the best of different traditions, even while avoiding their intolerance against each other.
    • as reported by Magdolna Hargittai (2004). Candid science IV: conversations with famous physicists. Imperial College Press. p. 402. ISBN 1860944167. 

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