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Despite these additional and related interests

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Despite these additional and related interests, physics remained the passion of Bohr's  life. His undergraduate career culminated in a prize-winning project on the surface  tension of liquids, offered by the Academy of Sciences and Letters. Working from the  theoretical projections of Lord Rayleigh, Bohr sought a way to measure surface tension  with the use of vibrating water jets. The experiments seemed never ending, and Bohr's  father had to persuade him to stop and actually write the paper. Bohr was awarded the  academy gold medal, having at the age of twenty-one modified and expanded upon the  theories of Rayleigh, one of the most famous physicists of that period. Moreover, the  significance of this work reappeared many years later when the surface tension of water 
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