Niels Henrik David Bohr


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Noun1.Niels Henrik David 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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Niels Henrik David Bohr was the child of an auspicious Danish family His father, Christian Bohr, was an internationally known physiologist who raised two famous children Harald, the mathematician, and Niels, the physicist Niels shared his father's love for natural science and passed this love along to his own children, as he continually referred them to everyday experiences as examples of intriguing physical phenomena.
The Danish physicist Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962) tried to solve this problem by applying quantum theory to the atom.