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In 1922, Sommerfeld decided to spend a year the University of Wisconsin as a visiting  professor, so Heisenberg took the opportunity to transfer to Göttingen to work with Max  Born, succeeding Pauli as his assistant. With Born, Heisenberg constructed  mathematical methods that furthered knowledge of the relationships of the periodic  table. However, he again provoked the disagreement of Bohr and now Pauli, who had  relocated to Copenhagen. Meanwhile, Heisenberg completed work for a dissertation on  the less controversial topic of hydrodynamics. In particular, he focused on solving  convoluted equations for the stability and turbulence of flowing fluids. Though  Heisenberg's answers were incomplete, his dissertation was passed on the grounds  that his handling was evidence of strong ability, and moreover because the subject had  been an unusually difficult one for a student to tackle. Heisenberg encountered much less sympathy at his oral examination, however. The 
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