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Werner Heisenberg (left) with Bohr at the Copenhagen Conference in 1934Werner Heisenberg (left) with Bohr at the Copenhagen Conference in 1934By: Fermilab, U.S. Department of E

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  • When historical fiction is more truthful than historical factFri Sep 05, 2014 |
    For some time I have been researching the lives of a group of scientists who worked on the development of the atomic bomb during World War Two. Although there are several...
  • Happy 100th birthday to the Bohr atomThu Jun 06, 2013 |
    Niels Bohr's model of the hydrogen atom—first published 100 years ago and commemorated in a special issue of Nature—is simple, elegant, revolutionary, and wrong. Well,...
  • Google Honors Niels Bohr With Atomic DoodleSun Oct 07, 2012 |
    Google on Sunday recognized Niels Bohr with a homepage doodle to commemorate the 127th anniversary of the Danish physicist's birth. The doodle, one of the search giant's...
  • New Twist on Physicist's Role in Nazi BombThu Feb 07, 2002 |
    The leader of Hitler's atomic bomb program, Werner Heisenberg, portrayed himself after World War II as a kind of scientific resistance hero who sabotaged Hitler's efforts...

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  • 'Manhattan' a Ratings Hit for WGN
    'Manhattan' a Ratings Hit for WGNFri Aug 01, 2014
    A period drama spinning around the military personnel, scientists and their families living in Los Alamos, New Mexico, in the 1940's, "Manhattan" tells the stories of the men and women...
  • Bohr's Quantum Mechanics
    Bohr's Quantum MechanicsThu Sep 29, 2011
    In April of 1913, a Danish Physicist named Niels Bohr changed the way we viewed nature. The Bohr Model for the Hydrogen Atom put forth a quantized picture that had never before been se...