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Suspended Jewish Physicist Went On To Win Nobel Prize

Dec 11, 2020 0 comments

In 1933, when the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, physicist Max Born, who was Jewish, was suspended from professorship at the Universit...

Nominated 84 Times For Nobel Prize But Never Won

Dec 6, 2020 0 comments

If there was anybody close to Einstein's genius, it was his compatriot Arnold Sommerfeld. In fact, despite being 10 years his senior, So...

Heisenberg's Pioneering Views On Quantum Mechanics

Nov 29, 2020 3 comments

Werner Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1932 for the creation of quantum mechanics. He was o...

Who Was Jagadish Chandra Bose?

Nov 15, 2020 0 comments

There are only a handful of people whose legacy goes on to live for-ever. Indian scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose is one of them, as you ...

Who Was Lise Meitner?

Nov 13, 2020 0 comments

Lise Meitner was an Austrian-Swedish scientist known for her discoveries of the element protactinium and nuclear fission. She was praised by...

Why did Paul Dirac speak so little?

Nov 3, 2020 0 comments

Paul Dirac was a British theoretical physicist who is most well known for his contributions to quantum mechanics. He gave an equation that p...

Albert Einstein on Gandhi, Non-Violence and India

Oct 5, 2020 0 comments

Generations to come, will scarce believe, that such a man as this one, ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth. This was said of Maha...

Five Physicists Who Were Musically Gifted

Sep 20, 2020 1 comments

Even though physics and music are two wildly separate fields...what is life without both of them? Without physics, there is no chemistry or ...

That Time When A Teacher Learned From His Student

Sep 5, 2020 0 comments

This is a special post about the relationship between a renowned student-and-teacher duo. They are Srinivasa Ramanujan and G.H. Hardy,...

Poems Written By Famous Physicists

Sep 2, 2020 2 comments

Although they mostly employ mathematical language in order to describe nature...but from time to time, physicists cave in to poetry. In...

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