Stark, Johannes

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Name
Stark, Johannes Gender: M
born on 15 April 1874 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Freihung, Germany, 49n37, 11e55
Timezone LMT m11e55 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 25°03' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 05°45 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 16°23'



Johannes Stark

Biography

German Physicist. In 1913 he discovered the Doppler Effect in the radiation released by rapidly-moving charged particles, known as the Stark effect. He quitted physics in 1922 to start his own porcelain-making business, which soon failed. He subsequently tried to re-enter academia, but a dour personality and his increasing denunciation of "Jewish physics" make him unpopular, and he had been rejected by six German universities by 1928. In 1930 he joined the Nazi party.

Stark's final humiliation came in 1947, when he was sentenced to four years in a labor camp by a German de-Nazification court.

He was awarded the Nobel Price in Physics, 1919.

He died 21 June 1957, Traunstein, Germany.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol. 2.

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize

Personal tools