AUTHORFrench, A. P. / Kennedy, P. J., Eds.
TITLENiels Bohr: A Centenary Volume
PUBLISHERHarvard University Press
CITYCambridge, MA
DATE PUBLISHED1985
ISBN0-674-62416-5


This collection of essays and biographic materials portrays Niels Bohr, the founder of modern atomic theory. Nearly 30 eminent colleagues assess Bohr both academically and personally, and samples of Bohr’s personal writings offer insight into his life. Bohr’s participation in advancing modern physics, and his contributions in the areas of politics and philosophy are discussed. There is also a short chapter on Bohr and nuclear weapons. The book is suggested for students, researchers, and teachers.


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