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Werner Heisenburg
1901-1976
Discovery: 1925



Werner Heisenberg was born December 5, 1901 at Wurzburg.In 1923 he got his Ph. D. at the University of Munich and became the Assistant to Max Born at the University of Göttingen. Then, in 1924 he gained the venia legendi at that University.1924 through 1925, Heisenburg worked with Niels Bohr, at the University of Copenhagen. A year later he became the Lecturer in Theoretical Physics at the University of Copenhagen under Niels Bohr.
Heisenberg won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1932 for his Theory of Quantum Mechanics. His theory resulted in the discovery of allotropic forms of Hydrogen. Heisenberg proposed that no experiment can tell the position and momentum at the same time. This theory was coined the “Heisenberg uncertainty principle”. This implies that when one measures the certainty of a position of a particle, the uncertainty in the momentum gets correspondingly larger

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