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The reciprocal of the fine-structure constant of electromagnetism is close to 137. Throughout his life, physicist Wolfgang Pauli had been preoccupied with the question of why the fine-structure constant has this value. He died in Room 137 of the Rotkreuz hospital in Zürich, Switzerland.

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