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Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr.
BornOctober 7, 1885
Copenhagen, Denmark
DiedNovember 18, 1962
Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish physicist. Professor of Theoretical Physics at Copenhagen University 1916-1962. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics 1922. Instrumental in the American atomic weapons program.

The repository contains three quotes from Niels Bohr.


The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.


Never express yourself more clearly than you can think.

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