Bohr, Niels Henrik David (1885-1962)

While at Copenhagen University, Bohr, in 1922, won the Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them."

Famous Quotes:
"Your theory is crazy...but it's not crazy enough to be true."

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field."

"Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum mechanics cannot possibly have understood it."

"If anybody says he can think about quantum problems without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them."

See also: Bohr Atom.

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