Dreams of an Antimetaphysical Physicist

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Science  11 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5617, pp. 252
DOI: 10.1126/science.1083141

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No Time To Be Brief A Scientific Biography of Wolfgang Pauli. By Charles P. Enz. Oxford University Press, New York, 2002. 561 pp. $60, £35. ISBN 0-19-856479-1.

This biography combines an account of Pauli's life with analyses of his research and the development of his thinking. Enz, Pauli's last assistant, offers a close-up view that captures Pauli's sarcastic wit and his interest in dreams and their interpretation.