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When did it become a mainstream stereotype that physicists hate philosophy?

Question I'm searching for the origin of the stereotype (regardless of validity) that physicists hate philosophy? This opinion seems to be more mainstream in the public domain. I do concede they are ...
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Can you suggest good resources for reading about history of science especially physics [duplicate]

I'm looking for good resources of history of sciences especially of physics from Newton, Galileo (or before than that) till the modern physics (21th century).
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Given Wigners sympathies, did he actually do anything concrete for the 'negro' and the 'red man'? [closed]

In Wigners autobiography, which actually wasn't written by him, but was written by a colleague after interviewing him over a period of two years, he writes about when he first emigrated to the USA. It ...