Unformatted text preview: Niels Bohr
October 7, 1885 November 18, 1962 Home Life
He was involved in many conversations that his dad had with other scientists. Entire family was well educated He attended the Grammelholms School He studied physics at the university of Cambridge The experiment of the surface tension of water is what started his career for science He studied under J.J Thompson and Rutherford.
He had discovered the element known as Bohrium He founded the institute of theoretical Physics in 1920 Major Contribution
Solar System Model Other Accomplishments Proposed the liquid droplet theory Published three papers on atomism Made descriptions of the periodic table Described the nucleus as a compound structure wrote the uranium isotope fission theory Fun Facts Niels Bohr aided in the invention of the atomic bomb and thought the bomb would unify the nations. Niels was raised and died in the same city. His brother played on the 1908 Danish Olympic soccer team. Bohr was never at the top of his class in school. President of the Royal Danish society and chairman of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission He had 6 sons who were succesful. His son, Aage, also won the Nobel Prize. If quantum mechanics hasn't profoundly shocked you, you haven't understood it yet. "An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very ink. narrow field." le to th ab you are n
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