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Bohr, Niels

Pronunciation: /bôr/
(1885–1962), Danish physicist and pioneer in quantum physics; full name Niels Henrik David Bohr. His theory of the structure of the atom incorporated quantum theory for the first time and is the basis for present-day quantum-mechanical models. Bohr helped to develop the atom bomb in Britain and then in the US. Nobel Prize for Physics (1922).

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