Bohr, Niels

(1885-1962)
   Danish physicist. Born in Copenhagen, he was the son of a non-Jewish father. He became professor of chemical physics at the University of Copenhagen, and in 1920 head of the Institute of Theoretical Physics. In 1922 he was awarded the Nobel Prize.

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  • Bohr,Niels Henrik David — Bohr (bôr, bōr), Niels Henrik David. 1885 1962. Danish physicist. He won a 1922 Nobel Prize for investigating atomic structure and radiations. His son Aage Niels Bohr (born 1922), also a physicist, shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for discovering the… …   Universalium

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  • Bohr, Niels (Henrik David) — born Oct. 7, 1885, Copenhagen, Den. died Nov. 18, 1962, Copenhagen Danish physicist. He studied the structure of the atom with J.J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford at the universities of Cambridge and Manchester. He was among the first to see the… …   Universalium

  • Bohr, Niels (Henrik David) — (7 oct. 1885, Copenhague, Dinamarca–18 nov. 1962, Copenhague). Físico danés. Estudió la estructura del átomo con J.J. Thomson y Ernest Rutherford en las universidades de Cambridge y Manchester. Fue uno de los primeros en ver la importancia del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bohr, Niels Henrik David — (1885–1962)    Danish physicist and Nobel laureate, 1922. Born in Copenhagen to a non Jewish father and a Jewish mother, Bohr received a doctorate from Copenhagen University in 1911. He worked in Manchester with Sir Ernest Rutherford, the British …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Niels Bohr — Born Niels Henrik David Bohr 7 October 1885(1885 10 07) Copenhagen, Denmark …   Wikipedia

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