Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1901-12-05
Death 1976-02-01
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English, German

Biographical notes:

Physicist (quantum theory, quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, unified field theory) and administrator. On the physic faculty at Universität Göttingen (1923-1924, 1925-1926); Kovenhavens Universitet (1924-1925, 1926-1927); Universität Leipzig (1927-1941); director, Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik (1941-1945); director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik (1946-1958); and director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik und Astrophysik (1958-1970).

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82210844

Physicist (quantum theory, quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, unified field theory) and administrator. On the physics faculty at Universität Göttingen, 1923-1924, 1925-1926; Kobenhavns Universitet, 1924-1925, 1926-1927; Universität Leipzig, 1927-1941; director, Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik, 1946-1958; and director, Max Planck Institut für Physik and Astrophysik, 1958-1970.

From the description of Course notes from Heisenberg's lectures on relativity, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78623040

Physicist (quantum theory, quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, unified field theory) and administrator. On the physics faculty at Universität Göttingen, 1923-1924, 1925-1926; Kobenhavns Universitet, 1924-1925, 1926-1927; Universität Leipzig, 1927-1941; director, Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik, 1946-1958; and director, Max Planck Institut für Physik and Astrophysik, 1958-1970. Died 1976.

From the description of Response to article, Deutsche und Judische Physik, in Volkischer Beobachter, 28 Feb. 1936, by Willi Menzel; and Johannes Stark's comment on Heisenberg's response, 1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79294555

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Subjects:

  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Science--History
  • Physics--History
  • Quantum electrodynamics
  • Quantum theory
  • Wave mechanics
  • Atomic theory
  • Ferromagnetism
  • Solid state physics
  • Neutrino
  • Particle accelerators--History
  • Relativity (Physics)--Study and teaching
  • Physics
  • Quantum theory--History
  • Nuclear physics
  • Fermi surfaces--Research
  • Science--20th century
  • Complementarity (Physics)
  • Jewish scientists
  • Unified field theories
  • Nuclear physics--Research

Occupations:

  • Physicists--Interviews
  • Physicists

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)