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Published: 01 June 2020

160 Pages | Some black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198819264

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Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

J. L. Heilbron

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers the life and work of one of the most creative physicists of the 20th century, Niels Bohr, who pioneered the quantum theory of the atom
  • Considers how Bohr's work was influenced by his philosophy and humanist concerns
  • Alongside Bohr as a scientist, discusses his role as a statesman, institution builder, and Danish cultural icon
  • Offers the first overview in English that draws on all the available sources, which the author has had a hand in uncovering
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide