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Max Planck


If he had restricted me to books on mathematics, thermodynamics, mechanics, things probably would have been different, for I didn’t carry the germ of a Clerk Maxwell or Max Planck in me.
Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  German physicist considered the founder of quantum theory (1858-1947)
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He founded quantum theory through his explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions.
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  • If he had restricted me to books on mathematics, thermodynamics, mechanics, things probably would have been different, for I didn’t carry the germ of a Clerk Maxwell or Max Planck in me.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • The German portion was the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and despite its location, Max Planck did most of the work at Calar Alto.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The German portion was the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and despite its location, Max Planck did most of the work at Calar Alto.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Max Planck.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Max Planck [8] , Einstein [2] , Stephen Hawking [4] , Niels Bohr [8] , Marie Curie [9]
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