Hektoen International

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Tag: Planck’s principle

  • Max Planck on innovation and age

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Gravedigger. 1940. Library of Congress.  Max Planck (1858–1947) was born in Kiel, Germany, to an educated family. He earned his Ph.D. in physics in 1879 from the University of Munich. His quantum theory, in which he postulated that energy is released in discrete units and not continuously, won the Nobel…