Niels Henrik David Bohr

1885 - 1962

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Niels Bohr is best known for the investigations of atomic structure and also for work on radiation, which won him the 1922 Nobel Prize for physics.
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List of References (75 books/articles)

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  1. Obituary: The Times
  2. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Niels Bohr
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Nobel Prize1922
Fellow of the Royal Society1926
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1927
Royal Society Copley Medal1938
LMS Honorary Member1939
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. Niels Bohr archive
  1. Nobel prizes site (A biography of Bohr and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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