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About Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr was a Danish physicist and a philosopher.
He developed the Bohr model of the atom and he studied the atomic structure and quantum theory. He was the first chairman of the "Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics" in 1957. The chemical element "bohrium" was named after him.
He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 and the Hughes Medal in 1921.
His Personal Life
He was married to Margrethe Nørlund and he had 6 children. He died of heart failure at the age of 77.
He helped refugees from Nazism during the 1930's.
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Famous quotes by Niels Bohr
Einstein, stop telling God what to do!Niels Bohr
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.Niels Bohr
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.Niels Bohr
It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature.Niels Bohr
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.Niels Bohr
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false the opposite of a great truth is also true.Niels Bohr
The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.Niels Bohr
The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.Niels Bohr
There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.Niels Bohr
When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.Niels Bohr
Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr's Popularity
Niels Bohr was a famous Danish physicist and a philosopher, who was born on October 7, 1885. As a person born on this date, Niels Bohr is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (October 7) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1885).
People born on October 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Niels Bohr is the 423rd most popular Libra.
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