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Bohr

(bōr),
Christian, Danish physiologist, 1855-1911. See: Bohr effect, Bohr equation.

Bohr

(bōr),
Niels H.D., Danish physicist and Nobel laureate, 1885-1962. See: Bohr atom, Bohr magneton, Bohr theory.
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One--often celebrated as the crucial ingredient in the Bohr atom model--declared that electrons could occupy only certain specific orbits around the nucleus.
Therefore one can conclude that there is time-dependent modification factor to conventional gravitational Bohr radius (10).
Based on an actual event, it traces a meeting between Bohr and Heisenberg - friends and colleagues who each did pioneering work on atomic fission.
They are like a kind of lighthouse that lights up in the Universe and can be seen very far away," explains Jens-Kristian Krogager, PhD student at the Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute, University Copenhagen.
For Bohr, quantum mysteries such as the dual wave-and-particle nature of light reflected the richness of a complicated universe.
Though ``Copenhagen'' is without question a challenging sit, Frayn never fails to remind us that the fate of the world may hinge on the information shared between Bohr and Heisenberg.
Apparently, Bohr holds certain secrets with regard to the splitting of the atom.
In 1913, though, the quantum concept gained credibility when the Danish physicist Niels Bohr used it to explain the colors emitted by hydrogen atoms.
Of the large suppliers, we are the one with the best balanced geographical base as all the others are stronger in their home markets and not so strong in some of their other markets," says Dr Bernd Bohr, Bosch board member responsible for the automotive sector.
But this is what Michael Frayn achieved with his play Copenhagen, an imaginative reconstruction of the actual meeting between the distinguished German physicist Werner Heisenberg and his Danish counterpart Nils Bohr in 1941.
Cohen, Chief Investment Officer; Kenny Finkelstein, Senior Financial Advisor; Neil Aaronson, Managing Director; Richard Kaye, Chief Marketing Officer; Brandon Bohr, Vice President; and, Eric Kaup, Legal Counsel.