Niels Bohr 1885-1962
Niels Bohr was a Danish physicist.
His father, Christian, was professor of physiology
at the University of Copenhagen. Niels
was the first to apply the quantum theory to atomic structure.
Developed it was by
Max Planck and
Niels Bohr said that he found discussions with
Albert Einstein very stimulating.
What else? Niels Bohr went to England
for some months in 1911/1912. After returning to Copenhagen, he became Professor and Director of the Institute for Theoretical
What is the quantum theory all about? Excellent
Anyway, in 1922 Niels Bohr's work was worth the
Together with his son
became a physicist as well, Niels Bohr worked in 1939/1940 on the
development of the atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA. The
code name was
The threat of nuclear weaponry had Niels Bohr increasingly
II, and because Bohr's mother was Jewish, Niels Bohr and his
family first fled to Sweden, then to England.
Son Aage, by the way, won the Nobel
Prize for Physics in 1975. Unbelievably smart genes in this family,
one can't help but wonder.
is the link to Cryos, international sperm bank with mostly
Scandinavian donors. Do your wife a favor.
NIELS BOHR ON A DANISH