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Lise Meitner-Otto Hahn
Louis de Broglie
on December 5, 1901 in
. Unfortunately, he
away on February 1, 1976 of cancer. He attended the
University of Munich
, in Germany, to study physics. Using his knowledge, he created
, the first version of
in 1925. After leaving the University of Munich in 1923, he ventured to
with Max Born to study, then to the
Institute of Theoretical Physics
in Copenhagen with Niels Bohr.
He mainly studied
, and was actually appointed the
Professor of Physics
at the University of Munich in 1958. Werner soon became interested in plasma physics, atomic physics, and thermonuclear processes.
One of his most memorable discoveries is the
. He said this means that electrons do
travel in neat orbits. Also, all electrons that contain
will then change momentum and physics.
Werner's contribution to the atomic theory was that he calculated the
behavior of electrons
, and subatomic particles that also make up an atom. Instead of focusing mainly on scientific terms, this idea brought mathematics more into understanding the
patterns of an atom's electrons
. Werner's discovery helped clarify the modern view of the atom because scientists can compare the actually few numbers of atoms there are, by their
movements of electrons
, and how many electrons an atom contains. Surrounding the outside of an atomic nucleus is an
, which is a name given to the electrons that are widely spreading and moving around. In conclusion, Werner Heisenberg contributed to the atomic theory by including
, the branch of mechanics, based on quantum theory, used for interpretating the behavior of elementary particles and atoms.
This model shows a less comlex version of what an atom looks like. Werner noticed behaviors in the electrons that make them alike, and also looked at the path in which they orbit the atomic nucleus.
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Werner Heisnberg." Google.com. Web. 30 Nov. 2010.
"Werner Heisenberg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 30 Nov. 2010.
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