Werner Karl Heisenberg

1901 - 1976

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Werner Heisenberg did important work in Quantum Mechanics as well as nuclear physics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (15 books/articles)

Some Quotations (6)

A Poster of Werner Heisenberg

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Werner Heisenberg
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Nobel Prize1932
Fellow of the Royal Society1955


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. American Institute of Physics
  1. Nobel prizes site (A biography of Heisenberg and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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