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About Erwin Schrödinger
Erwin Schrödinger (Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger) was an Austrian physicist. Among others, he is best known for his "Schrödinger's cat" thought-experiment. It involved a cat, which may be both alive and dead at the same time, a state best known as a quantum superposition.
He developed the wave equation and he wrote about statistical mechanics and thermodynamics, colour theory, physics of dielectrics, electrodynamics, philosophy, theoretical biology and general relativity, among other fields.
He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1933 for the formulation of the Schrödinger equation.
His Personal Life
He was married to Annemarie (Anny) Bertel. He died of tuberculosis in 1961.
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Famous quotes by Erwin Schrödinger
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.Erwin Schrödinger
Erwin Schrödinger's Popularity
Erwin Schrödinger was a famous Austrian physicist, who was born on August 12, 1887. As a person born on this date, Erwin Schrödinger is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (August 12) and the 8th most popular for the year (1887).
People born on August 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Erwin Schrödinger is the 560th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Erwin Schrödinger's birthday, Erwin Schrödinger is the 11th most famous Austrian.
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