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Bad Guys Draw First

The great Niels Bohr, the Nobel laureate and quantum physicist, was apparently a big fan of Hollywood westerns. More often than not, in these movies bad guys get shot in a gunfight even though they’re always the ones who reached for their guns first. 510 kata lagi


Book review: Quantum

Quantum is a book by Manjit Kumar. It is about the evolution of quantum theory in the 20th century, detailing the lives of the most eminent players in it’s development, aswell as explaining their individual and collective ideas. 888 kata lagi

School Winner: The Quantum World

Since listening to Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili discuss their book ‘Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology’ at Surrey University last October, I’ve been immensely fascinated by the way that quantum mechanics, despite only affecting the very small, can underpin science and even explain how our bodies work. 559 kata lagi


Quotations - Work

Proverbs 22:29 – Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

Proverbs 18:9… 762 kata lagi

Home And Family

Lise Meitner, Otto Frisch, Niels Bohr and the Atomic Bomb

(Adapted from the book: What is Radioactivity? The Basics)


(This article was adapted from the book What is Radioactivity? The Basics)
It would be difficult–perhaps impossible–to write about the development of atomic science without mentioning the contributions of Niels Bohr and Lise Meitner. 556 kata lagi

Paradox and the Hope of Progress

by Elizabeth

A few months ago I came across the phrase “No paradox, no progress” in a science magazine. The quote was attributed to quantum physicist Niels Bohr and immediately grabbed my attention. 629 kata lagi


Watch: Niels Bohr, the man behind the atomic theory, uncovered live at Perimeter Institute

Almost every theoretical physicist today owes something to Niels Bohr.

He’s the man who, quite literally, coined atomic theory and all the particle physics to follow. 219 kata lagi