Niels Bohr

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Noun1.Niels 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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Prediction is very difficult," observed the Dane Niels Bohr, Nobel laureate in physics, "if it's about the future.
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Niels Bohr and the Philosophy of Physics: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives
After settling in the United States, he continued his work, primarily in partnership with Niels Bohr, who first suggested a nuclear chain reaction was possible.
On Tuesday, a team of astronomers led by researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute from the University of Copenhagen (http://www.
Therefore, the great Danish physicist Niels Bohr (1885-1962) said, 'Everything we consider to be real is made up of things which cannot be considered real.
Predicting the future, as the scientist Niels Bohr once told us, is risky.
A group of researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have now calculated this using radar observations combined with ice flow modeling.
Uffe Grae Jorgensen, an astronomer in Astrophysics and Planetary Science at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, explains that when an object passes in front of a star there is a small dip in the star's brightness and they could see that there was also a dip in the brightness outside the object.
In 1962, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr died in his native Denmark at age 77.
In 1941, years after they had last worked together, there was a real-life meeting between two physicists in Copenhagen - Danish-born Niels Bohr, and his German protegee Werner Heisenberg.
He focuses on the work of Niels Bohr and his notion of complementarity, evaluating its extension into biology, psychology, and even theology.