cristian torres neils bohr pd 3

  • birth

    neils bohr was born on october 7th of 1885 in copenhagen denmark
  • college

    he went to copenhagen university initially to study philosophy and math and recieved his doctorate in 1911
  • family life

    family life
    Earlier in 1910 Bohr had met Margrethe Nørlund, then they got married in 1912 and had six children and two of them died at a early age and one of sons, aage bohr became a physicist and won a nobel prize in physics in 1975.
  • what he's famous for

    what he's famous for
    Bohr published his model of atomic structure. he made the theory of electrons traveling in orbits around the atom's nucleus, the chemical properties of each element being largely affected by the number of electrons in the outer orbits of its atoms.Bohr also made the idea that an electron could drop from a higher energy orbit to a lower one,
  • physics professor

    physics professor
    In 1916, Bohr went to the University of Copenhagen, where he was appointed to the Chair of Theoretical Physics
  • making a university

    In 1918 he went to establish the University Institute of Theoretical Physics, which he later directed.
  • nobel prize

    nobel prize
    Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them.
  • the war relating to bohr

    germany took over denmark and they wanted his help to make the atomic bomb then he was visited by former assistant that became the head of the german nuclear energy project
  • rescue and the atomic bomb

    rescue and the atomic bomb
    he was arrested by the nazis in denmark then the resistance helped him and his wife escape to sweeden then he went to sweeden then to america to help make the atomic bomb
  • death

    he died on november 18th of 1962 at age 77 in copenhagen denmark of heart failiure