Niels Henrik David Bohr (Danish: [ˈnels ˈboɐ̯ˀ]; 7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. Bohr was also a philosopher and a promoter of scientific research.
Bohr developed the Bohr model of the atom, in which he proposed that energy levels of electrons are discrete and that the electrons revolve in stable orbits around the atomic nucleus but can jump from one energy level (or orbit) to another. Although the Bohr model has been supplanted by other models, its underlying principles remain valid. He conceived the principle of...
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A Medley of Potpourri: Niels Bohr
Bohr founded the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of Copenhagen, now known as the Niels Bohr Institute, which opened in 1920. Bohr mentored and collaborated with physicists including Hans Kramers, Oskar Klein, George de ...
Author: David Strumfels (31 Mar 2015)
Super sensitive measurement of magnetic fields - Phys.org
There are electrical signals in the nervous system, the brain and throughout the human body and there are tiny magnetic fields associated with these signals that could be important for medical science. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute ...
Author: unknown (30 Mar 2015)
Bohr and Heisenberg: Splitting atoms and friendships ...
Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg were two giants of 20th century physics. In the 1920's, they had given the world quantum mechanics; Heisenberg the restless young genius, Bohr the elder genial giant responsible for curbing his ...
Author: Debjyoti (28 Mar 2015)