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Quotation by Niels Bohr:

Every valuable human being must be a radical and a rebel for what he must aim at is to make things better than they are.

Niels Bohr     (more by this author)

1885-1962 (Age at death: 77 approx.)

Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. Bohr mentored and collaborated with many of the top physicists of the century at his institute in Copenhagen. He was part of a team of physicists working on the Manhattan Project. Bohr married Margrethe Nørlund in 1912, and one of their sons, Aage Bohr, grew up to be an important physicist who in 1975 also received the Nobel prize. Bohr has been described as one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century.

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Country: Denmark

Type: Prose
Context: Book
Context Details: A World Destroyed, p93
Source: The book Open Letter
Uttered: 1933
Cited By: Martin J. Sherwin,

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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 
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