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Authorised form of nameBohr; Niels Henrik David (1885 - 1962)
SurnameBohr
ForenamesNiels Henrik David
Dates1885 - 1962
NationalityDanish
Dates and placesBirth:
Copenhagen, Denmark (07 October 1885)
Death:
Copenhagen, Denmark (18 November 1962)
ActivityResearch Field:
Atomic and nuclear physics, epistemology
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
29/04/1926
Medals/Prizes:
Hughes Medal 1921; Copley Medal 1938; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1922
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1963 vol 9 pp 37-53, plate, by J D Cockcroft
References:
Allan R Mackintosh, 'The Crocodile and the Elephant: Rutherford, Bohr and Quantum Physics' in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 309-316, plate
Sir Rudolf Peierls, 'Recollections of James Chadwick' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 135-141
Michael Redhead, 'Unveiling the Atom', review of Abraham Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, in Physics, Philosophy and Polity in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 152-154
Sir Rudolf Peierls, 'Rutherford and Bohr' in NR 1988 vol 42 pp 229-241
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
Royal Society codeNA3135
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1926/02Bohr, Niels Henrik David: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/8/10/4Correspondence with scientific colleagues, with recollections and information on Evan James Williams's work and personality.1945-1946
PB/1/33/1/1Nobel Prize1948
S/0032Sculpture bust of Bohr, Niels Henrik David
IM/000425Bohr, Niels Henrik David2001
IM/Meitner Graf/000422Bohr, Niels Henrik Davidnd
RR/18/13Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys on a paper 'The determination of the tension of a recently formed watersurface' by Niels Henrik David BohrSeptember 1910
RR/17/378Letter from Horace Lamb, on a paper 'Determination of the surface-tension of water by the method of jet vibration' by Niels Bohr26 January 1909
NLB/39/652Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor N [Niels Henrik David] Bohr, Copenhagen19 February 1909
NLB/39/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society9 February 1909
RR/17/379Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'Determination of the surface-tension of water by the method of jet vibration' by Niels Bohr26 January 1909
NLB/60/466Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Dr. Niels [Hendrik David] Bohr, FRS10 February 1921
NLB/61/27Copy letter from an unknown correspondent; to Professor Niels [Henrik David] Bohr, FRS; Universitets Institut for Teoretisk Fysik, Blegdamsvej 15, Copenhagen, Denmark29 April 1921
NLB/57/320Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent[October 1919]
NLB/61/848Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Niels [Henrik David] Bohr, FRS3 November 1921
NLB/61/847Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Mint3 November 1921
NLB/69/720Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Niels] Bohr, Foreign Memeber of the Royal Society8 September 1926
PB/2/7/2/4First draft of letter of thanks from Blackett to Niels Bohr18 September 1930
NLB/62/154Copy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to Professor Niels [Henrik David] Bohr, FRS; Blegdamsvej 15, Copenhagen, Denmark12 December 1921
RR/65/279Referee's rpeort by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, on a paper 'Concerning the scattering of fast electrons and of cosmic-ray particles' by Evan James WilliamsNovember 1938
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
IM/000423Bohr, Niels Henrik David1992
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