Neils Bohr (October 7, 1885 - 1962)

  • Born 1885

    Neils Bohr was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. His parents are from a wealthy family, especially his mom, who is from a wealthy Jewish banking family. His father was a physiology professor, and he has two siblings, one of whom became a mathematician. Reference: Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Timeline - Niels Bohr,
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  • 1908 Won A Prize

    His paper got published in the Transactions of Royal Society and won the Academy of Sciences in Copenhagen.
  • Principle Of Complementarity

    It's one of the principles that Bohr found to be essential in understanding new physics in 20th century and wrote about them between 1920's and 30's. He argued that even if observations may appear to be in conflict, he also pointed out that the false statement is the opposite from a correct statement. The second principle was the correspondence principle which he formed classical and quantum physics.
  • Won Nobel Prize

    Neils Bohr won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to his research on the structure of an atom.
  • First Atoms for Peace

    Bohr organiEd the firtst Atoms for Peace Conference in Geneva Switzerland.
  • Died

    Neils Bohr Died on November 18th, 1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was 77 years old Niels Bohr. Atomic Heritage Foundation. (1885, October 7). Retrieved June 26, 2022, from,fluid%20jets%2C%20and%20his%20paper%20was%20published%20