Planck Max Karl Ernst Ludwig

Planck

 (plängk), Max Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947.
German physicist. He won a 1918 Nobel Prize for discoveries in connection with quantum theory.
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Planck

(plängk), Max Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947.
German physicist who formulated quantum theory (1900), which explained and predicted certain phenomena that could not be accounted for in classical physics. Planck's theory was essential to the work of Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, and many other modern physicists.
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