An informative correction
Dear Editor:In an otherwise very informative article about the Doerr-Hosier Center (“Bringing the idea home,” June 22), Carolyn Sackariason committed the faux pas of identifying the leader of a conference, called Flight School, as “Ester [sic] Dyson, daughter of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Freeman Dyson.” Esther Dyson is very well known in her own right as an author of many publications analyzing the impact of emerging technologies and markets on economies and societies. She has hosted Flight School since 2005.Freeman Dyson has not won a Nobel Prize, although many of us think that he deserved a share of the 1965 prize awarded to Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga for the development of quantum electrodynamics. Unfortunately the Nobel is never shared among more than three. Freeman Dyson did win the Templeton Prize in 2000 for “Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities.”William R. FrazerAspen Center for Physics
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