In 1958 , Pauli fell ill with pancreatic cancer . When his last assistant,Charlws Enz , visited him at the Rotkreuz hospital in Zurich , Pauli asked him:

Did you see the room number ?. \(\color{blue}{It~was~\boxed{137}}\). Throughout his life , Pauli had been preoccupied with the question ofwhy the fine structure constant , a dimensionless fundamental constant , has a value nearly equal to\(\color{red}{\dfrac{1}{\boxed{137}}}\) . Pauli died in that room on 15 December 1958.

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TopNewestIf I'm not wrong, when Pauli was placed in room 137, he told his assistant that it was "the end". – Nicole Tay · 1 year, 8 months ago

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