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RF - Physicists

Consist of 20th Century Physicists and their experiments

"Onion Model" of an atom. Atomic Theory: Energy level, of atoms, shells, Niels Bohr (1885–1962) Danish
Wave-particle duality of quantum mechanics . All particles have a characteristic wavelength dependent on their momentum. Purely causal interpretation. Louis de Broglie (1892–1987)
The first explained the photoelectric effect in terms of discretion electromagnetic radiation. Brownian motion. Maxwellian electrodynamics. energy of a body is equal to its mass times the speed of light squared. Albert Einstein (1879–1955) German
fermions. beta-decay chains. Manhattan Project. statistical physics . electronics and solid-state technologies. Fermi-Dirac statistics. Enrico Fermi (1901–1954) Italian
path integral formulation of quantum theory.. creation of quantum electrodynamics. F_______ diagram. Richard Feynman (1918–1988) American
explain the implications of the Big Bang theory . Alpher-Bethe-Gamow theory. cosmic microwave background radiation. George Gamow (1904–1968) Russia, died in U.S.
Matrix interpretation of quantum theory.... uncertainty principle . allotropic forms of hydrogen...........................1932 Nobel Prize in Physics Werner Heisenberg (1901–1976) German
Correctly modeling how an object radiates heat, solving the ultraviolet catastrophe, . _______’s Law of Radiation., ______'s Constant Max Planck (1858–1947) German
gold foil experiment, decay of carbon-14 , carbon dating , he discovered the proton and neutron, _______________ium, atomic number 104) Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937) New Zealand
________________'s cat. time-independent and time-dependent equations, Erwin Schrödinger (1887–1961) Austrian
Found Radium and Plutonium Marie (1867–1945) and Pierre (1859–1906) Curie Russia
___________'s Equation. was one of the first to attempt a generalization of quantum theory to relativistic speeds, the result of which was the _______ equation. Paul Dirac (1902–1984) English
predicted the existence of quarks, which compose protons, neutrons, and other, heavier particles. Murray Gell-Mann (born 1929) American
Oil Drop Experiment Robert Millikan (1868–1953)
oversaw much of the Manhattan project, but was later stripped of his security clearance during the McCarthy-era Red Scare, as a result of his acquaintance with communists and his enmity with Edward Teller. J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904–1967) American
namesake exclusion principle prohibits most types of particles from occupying the same state, and forms the basis for chemical bonds. Wolfgang Pauli’s (1900–1958) Austrian
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