Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien

1864 - 1928

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Wilhelm Wien was a German physicist who won the Nobel prize for discovering the proton.
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List of References (13 books/articles)

A Poster of Wilhelm Wien

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Wien's 1890 report

Honours awarded to Wilhelm Wien
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Nobel Prize1911


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

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