47 Facts About Max Born

1. Max Born died when Max Born was four years old, on 29 August 1886.

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2. In 1913, Max Born married Hedwig Ehrenberg with whom he had three children, two daughters, and a son.

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3. In 1934, Max Born won the Stokes Medal of Cambridge an award presented to him for his contributions to analytical chemistry.

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4. In 1909, Max Born presented his findings to the Gottingen Mathematics Society where he was met with a lot of resistance but he continued with his research.

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5. Max Born was born on December 11, 1882, in Breslau, Poland.

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6. Max Born was famously interested in the philosophical side of the sciences.

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7. Max Born won a Nobel Prize in 1954 along with Walther Bothe for their work on a theory that uses probability to predict the location of wave particles.

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8. Max Born studied physics and math at German universities, writing his dissertation at the University of Gottingen in 1906.

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9. Max Born is the second German scientist honored by a Google Doodle in two days.

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10. Max Born was born on December 11, 1882, in Breslau, Germany to an upper-middle-class family of Jewish descent.

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11. Max Born was born in Breslau, Germany, on December 11, 1882, into a family of upper-class Jewish academics.

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12. Max Born shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with Walter Bothe in 1954.

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13. Max Born had already taken up residence in Bad Pyrmont near Gottingen in 1954 when he began to publish his startling articles on these topics.

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14. Max Born stayed in Edinburgh 17 years, and his major achievements there are embodied in three books: one on the lattice dynamics of crystals, a new enlarged version of his textbook on optics, and Natural Philosophy of Cause and Chance.

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15. In 1912 Max Born made his first trip to the United States to lecture on relativity at the University of Chicago.

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16. Max Born shared the 1954 Nobel Prize for Physics with Walther Bothe for his statistical interpretation of quantum theory.

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17. Max Born was involved with his children and he loved them very much.

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18. Max Born served in the Army during the Korean War where he served as a mechanic and infantry man.

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19. Max Born passed through heaven's pearly gates on January 27, 2019.

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20. Max Born retired to Bad Pyrmont, in West Germany, in 1954.

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21. Max Born had two German assistants, E Walter Kellermann and Klaus Fuchs, and one Scottish assistant, Robert Schlapp, and together they continued to investigate the mysterious behaviour of electrons.

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22. Max Born formulated the now-standard interpretation of the probability density function for ψ*ψ in the Schrodinger equation, which he published in July 1926.

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23. Max Born arranged with Born and the faculties concerned for them to exchange jobs.

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24. Max Born found himself drafted into the German army, and posted to the 2nd Guards Dragoons "Empress Alexandra of Russia", which was stationed in Berlin.

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25. Max Born was one of two children born to Gustav Born, an anatomist and embryologist, who was a professor of embryology at the University of Breslau, and his wife Margarethe nee Kauffmann, from a Silesian family of industrialists.

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26. Max Born retired to Bad Pyrmont, in West Germany, and died in hospital in Gottingen on 5 January 1970.

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27. Max Born emigrated to the United Kingdom, where he took a job at St John's College, Cambridge, and wrote a popular science book, The Restless Universe, as well as Atomic Physics, which soon became a standard textbook.

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28. Max Born was a German-Jewish physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics.

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29. Max Born was survived by his wife Hedi and their children Irene, Gritli and Gustav.

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30. Max Born remained at Edinburgh until he reached the retirement age of 70 in 1952.

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31. Max Born received his certificate of naturalisation as a British subject on 31 August 1939, one day before the Second World War broke out in Europe.

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32. Max Born became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1937, and of the Royal Society of London in March 1939.

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33. Max Born considered an offer from Pyotr Kapitsa in Moscow, and started taking Russian lessons from Rudolf Peierls's Russian-born wife Genia.

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34. Max Born considered taking a permanent position there, but the Indian Institute of Science did not create an additional chair for him.

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35. Max Born was surprised to discover that Paul Dirac had been thinking along the same lines as Heisenberg.

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36. Max Born considered that his paper with Jordan contained "the most important principles of quantum mechanics including its extension to electrodynamics.

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37. In April 1919, Max Born became professor ordinarius and Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics on the science faculty at the University of Frankfurt am Main.

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38. Max Born regarded "religious professions and churches as a matter of no importance".

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39. In 1912, Max Born met Hedwig Ehrenberg, the daughter of a Leipzig University law professor, and a friend of Carl Runge's daughter Iris.

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40. Max Born settled in as a young academic at Gottingen as a privatdozent.

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41. On 13 June 1906, the rector announced that Max Born had won the prize.

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42. Max Born was born on 11 December 1882 in Breslau, which at the time of Born's birth was part of the Prussian Province of Silesia in the German Empire, to a family of Jewish descent.

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43. Max Born became a naturalised British subject on 31 August 1939, one day before World War II broke out in Europe.

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44. In 1921, Max Born returned to Gottingen, arranging another chair for his long-time friend and colleague James Franck.

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45. Max Born entered the University of Gottingen in 1904, where he found the three renowned mathematicians Felix Klein, David Hilbert, and Hermann Minkowski.

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46. Max Born won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "fundamental research in quantum mechanics, especially in the statistical interpretation of the wave function".

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47. Max Born was a German physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics.

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