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Niels Bohr

Physicist (7-Oct-1885 — 18-Nov-1962)


Finn Aaserud. Redirecting Science: Niels Bohr, Philanthropy, and the Rise of Nuclear Physics. Cambridge University Press. 1990. 356pp.

Niels Blaedel. Harmoni og Enhed (Harmony and Unity): The Life of Niels Bohr. Copenhagen: Rhodos Carlsbergfondet. 1985. 381pp.

David Favrholdt. Niels Bohr's Philosophical Background. Copenhagen: Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes selskab. 1992. 147pp.

Jan Faye. Niels Bohr: His Heritage and Legacy: An Anti-Realist View of Quantum Mechanics. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1991. 263pp.

Henry J. Folse. The Philosophy of Niels Bohr: The Framework of Complementarity. Amsterdam: North-Holland. 1985. 281pp.

John Hendry. The Creation of Quantum Mechanics and the Bohr-Pauli Dialogue. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1984. 177pp.

John Honner. The Description of Nature: Niels Bohr and the Philosophy of Quantum Physics. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. 1987. 235pp.

Anthony Philip French, P. J. Kennedy (editor). Niels Bohr: A Centenary Volume. Harvard University Press. 1985. 403pp.

David Lindley. Uncertainty: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science. New York: Random House. 2007. 257pp.

Paul McEvoy. Niels Bohr: Reflections on Subject and Object. San Francisco: MicroAnalytix. 2001. 523pp.

Ruth E. Moore. Niels Bohr: The Man, His Science, & the World They Changed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1966. 436pp.

Dugald Murdoch. Niels Bohr's Philosophy of Physics. Cambridge University Press. 1987. 294pp.

Jim Ottaviani. Suspended in Language: Niels Bohr's Life, Discoveries, and the Century He Shaped. Ann Arbor, MI: G. T. Labs. 2004. 318pp.

Abraham Pais. Niels Bohr's Times: In Physics, Philosophy, and Polity. New York: Clarendon Press. 1991. 565pp.

Naomi Pasachoff. Niels Bohr: Physicist and Humanitarian. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers. 2003. 128pp.

Sandro Petruccioli. Translated by Ian McGilvray. Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes: Niels Bohr and the Construction of a New Physics. Cambridge University Press. 1993. 241pp.

Arkady Plotnitsky. Reading Bohr: Physics and Philosophy. New York: Springer. 2006. 242pp.

Stefan Rozental. Niels Bohr: Memoirs of a Working Relationship. Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co.. 1967. 355pp.

Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser. Niels Bohr: Gentle Genius of Denmark. New York: Facts on File. 1995. 116pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.83)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.82)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.172)

  10. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.423)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.60)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.77)

  13. International Who's Who 1960 (p.101)

  14. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.83)

  15. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.51)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.58)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.66)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.28)

  19. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.70)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.151)

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