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Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Oral history interview with Niels Bohr, 1962 October 31, November 1, 7, 14, and 17.
Part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics oral history collection, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with circa 100 atomic and quantum physicists. Subjects discuss their family backgrounds, how they became interested in physics, their educations, people who influenced them, their careers including social influences on the conditions of research, and the state of atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics during the period in which they worked. Discussions of scientific matters relate to work that was done between approximately 1900 and 1930, with an emphasis on the discovery and interpretations of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Also prominently mentioned are: Niels Bjerrum, Percy Williams Bridgman, Charles Galton Darwin, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Albert Einstein, Ralph Fowler, Hans Marius Hansen, Werner Heisenberg, Georg von Hevesy, Harald Höffding, William James, James Jeans, Walter Kossel, Paul Langevin, Max Theodor Felix von Laue, Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley, John William Nicholson, Wolfgang Pauli, Max Planck, Boris Podolsky, John William Strutt Rayleigh, Rosen, Carl Runge, Ernest Rutherford, Johannes Robert Rydberg, Frederick Soddy, Arnold Sommerfeld, Edmund Clifton Stoner, John Joseph Thomson; Universität Göttingen, Universität München, and University of Manchester.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961.
Darwin, Charles Galton, Sir, 1887-1962.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Fowler, R. H. (Ralph Howard), 1889-1944.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Hevesy, Georg von, 1885-1966.
Höffding, Harold.
Jeans, James Hopwood, Sir, 1877-1946.
Langevin, Paul, 1872-1946.
Laue, Max von, 1879-1960.
Moseley, H. G. J. (Henry Gwyn Jeffreys), 1887-1915.
Nicholson, John William, b. 1881.
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Planck, Max, 1858-1947.
Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919.
Runge, Carl, 1856-1927.
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Rydberg, Johannes Robert,
Soddy, Frederick, 1877-1956.
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Stoner, Edmund Clifton, 1899-1968.
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940.
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Universität Göttingen.
University of Manchester.
Universität München.
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Physicists -- Interviews.
Bjerrum, Niels.
Hansen, H. M. (Hans Marius), b. 1886
James, William.
Kossel, W. (Walther Ludwig Julius), 1888-1956
Podolsky, Boris.
Kuhn, Thomas S. interviewer.
Petersen, Aage interviewer.
Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974 interviewer.
Rüdinger, Erik, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Archives for the History of Quantum Physics.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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