Planck, Max

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Name
Planck, Max Gender: M
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck
born on 23 April 1858
Place Kiel, Germany, 54n20, 10e08
Timezone LMT m10e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
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Collector: Rodden
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Max Planck

Biography

German scientist, an theoretical physicist who dominated the area of quantum theory in his day, winning the Nobel Prize in 1918. With a lifelong love of music and science, Planck earned his doctorate in 1879 on the second law of thermodynamics, and was a professor of theoretical physics. It was on 10/19/1900, at the University of Berlin that he shattered the theories of the day on radiation and light by announcing that objects that give or absorb radiation do not do so in a steady stream but in little bundles which he called "quanta."

Died 10/04/1947, Gottingen, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1879 (Earned doctorate)
  • Work : Prize 1918 (Nobel)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 4 October 1947 at 12:00 noon in Gottingen, Germany (Age 85)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes Britannica for date; time unknown

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics (Theoretical)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize
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