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Leon M. Lederman

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"I went into physics to hang around with the bright kids. I wasn't doing anything else and I didn't want to look dumb, so I thought I'd pretend to be a physicist, just like the others. It was five or ten years after my Ph.D. before I realized I was pretty good."
From Subatomic World Explorer', as noted on American Academy of Achievement web site. (url accessed on October 20, 2008)

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