Planck, Max

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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
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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Max Planck


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 19 October 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 4 October 1947, Gottingen, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Grüneisen, Eduard (born 26 May 1877). Notes: Co-editors of "Annalen der Physik"
  • parent->child relationship with Planck, Erwin (born 12 March 1893)
  • (has as) student relationship with Hertz, Gustav (born 22 July 1887)
  • (has as) student relationship with Reiche, Fritz (born 4 July 1883)


  • Social : End a program of study 1879 (Earned doctorate)
  • Work : Prize 1918 (Nobel)

Source Notes

LMR quotes Britannica for date; time unknown.

Starkman rectified to 23.11.40 LMT


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