Bohr scientific correspondence, supplement, 1910-1962.

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Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962. Bohr scientific correspondence, supplement, 1910-1962.

Bohr scientific correspondence, supplement, 1910-1962.

Bohr's Scientific Correspondence not previously microfilmed. Includes letters in the original collection not microfilmed because of access restrictions. Letters donated by the Bohr family as well as Bohr' scientific correspondence originally placed in other collections, such as the Bohr General Correspondence and the Bohr Private Correspondence. The topics include the development of quantum and nuclear physics and reflect Bohr's wide interests, including epistemology, philosophy, and human affairs. Correspondents include: Hans A. Bethe, Patrick M. S. Blackett, Max Born, D. Coster, C. G. Darwin, M. Delbrück, Paul A.M. Dirac, Paul Ehrenfest, Albert Einstein, Paul S. Epstein, Enrico Fermi, Adriaan D. Fokker, Ralph H. Fowler, Werner Heisenberg, Georg von Hevesy, H. Høffding, J. C. J. Jacobsen, Irène Joliot-Curie, P. Jordan, Fritz Kalckar, Edwin C. Kemble, Oskar Klein, Hendrik A. Kramers, Ralph Kronig, Rudolf W. Ladenburg, Irving Langmuir, N. O. Lassen, Thomas Lauritsen, Hendrik A. Lorentz, Ernest Marsden, O. Meyerhof, Albert A. Michelson, H. A. Miers, Henry G. J. Moseley, Nevill F. Mott, Carl W. Oseen, Wolfgang Pauli, Rudolf E. Peierls, Max Planck, E. Rasmussen, Owen W. Richardson, Léon Rosenfeld, S. Rosseland, A. W. Rubinowicz, Ernest Rutherford, John C. Slater, Arnold Sommerfeld, Otto Stern, Edward Teller, B. L. van der Waerden, S. Weber, Victor Weisskopf, John A. Wheeler, E. J. Williams.

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