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Max Born

Physicist (11-Dec-1882 — 5-Jan-1970)


Max Born. My Life & My Views. New York: Scribner and Sons. 1968. 216pp.

Nancy Thorndike Greenspan. The End of the Certain World: The Life and Science of Max Born: The Nobel Physicist Who Ignited the Quantum Revolution. New York: Basic Books. 2005. 374pp.

Jost Lemmerich. Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit: Der Luxus des Gewissens. Berlin: Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz. 1982. 188pp. "Physicists in Their Time: The Luxury of Conscience."


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.89)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.86)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.182)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.429a)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.63)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.85)

  12. International Who's Who 1960 (p.105)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.63)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.69)

  15. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.75)

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