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1868 – Sommerfeld – bio

Arnold Sommerfeld was born in 1868 in Germany and was a physicist and mathematician. He has become known for cultivating a large group of students who made significant contributions to science, including Pauli, Heisenberg, Debye, Bethe, Pauling and Rabi, all of whom won nobel prizes. There were many more who made significant contributions and created […]

1900 – Pauli – bio

Wolfgang Pauli was born in Vienna, Austria in 1900 and was a physicist known as one of the creators of quantum mechanics. He particularly become known for the “Pauli Exclusion Principle” which states that no two electrons can be in the same quantum state at the same time. PRECURSOR: 1831 – Maxwell 1838 – Mach […]