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Bohr(bôr), Niels Henrik David 1885-1962.
Danish physicist who won a 1922 Nobel Prize for developing a new model of atomic structure. His son Aage Niels Bohr (1922-2009), also a physicist, shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure of atomic nuclei.
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Bohr(bɔː; Danish boːr)
1. (Biography) Aage Niels (ˈɔɡə neːls). 1922–2009, Danish physicist, noted for his work on nuclear structure. He shared the Nobel prize for physics 1975
2. (Biography) his father, Niels (Henrik David). 1885–1962, Danish physicist, who applied the quantum theory to Rutherford's model of the atom to explain spectral lines: Nobel prize for physics 1922
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1. Aage Niels, born 1922, Danish physicist: Nobel prize 1975.
2. his father, Niels Henrik David, 1885–1962, Danish physicist: Nobel prize 1922.
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|Noun||1.||Bohr - Danish physicist who studied atomic structure and radiations; the Bohr theory of the atom accounted for the spectrum of hydrogen (1885-1962)|
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