Escutcheons of Science
Carl von Weizsacker

Carl F. von Weizsäcker

This coat-of-arms of physicist  Carl von Weizsäcker (1912-2007)
is a copyrighted image drawn by the renowned heraldic artist
Carl-Alexander von Volborth (1919-2009).

Azure from a terrace Vert issuant three wheat stalks Or.
Crest[?]:  A man issuant holding in his right hand three wheat stalks Or,
his left hand on his hip.
["Die Weiszäckers" by Martin Wein, p. 19.  Cf. F. Velde]

German blazon, courtesy of Jochen Wilke :
Blau, drei goldene Weizenhalme aus grünem Schildfuß wachsend.
(In Anglo-French style:  Blau, drei Weizenhalme Gold, wachsend aus Schildfuß Grün.)


The von Weizsäcker Family :

Carl von Weizaecker

The Life and Times of Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker :

Classical physics has been superseded by quantum theory.
Quantum theory is verified by experiments.
Experiments must be described in terms of classical physics.

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