Born, Max (1882-1970)

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Max Born helped develop quantum mechanics, which forms the basis of modern atomic and nuclear physics. In quantum mechanics he interpreted wave functions statistically and developed the ideas of 3-dimensional particle motion.

Born Breslau, Germany (now Poland), 11 December 1882. Died 1970. Educated Göttingen University (PhD 1907) and Cambridge (MA 1933). Privatexent, Göttingen University 1909; professor, University of Berlin 1915; professor, Frankfurt University 1919; professor, Göttingen University 1921; professor of natural philosophy, Edinburgh 1936-53, emeritus from 1953. Stokes medal, Cambridge 1934; Fellow, Royal Society 1939; Macdougall-Brisbane and Gunning-Victoria Jubilee Prize, Royal Society of Edinburgh 1945, 1950; Max Planck Medaille, Germany 1948; Hughes Medal, Royal Society 1950; Freedom of the City of Göttingen 1953; Nobel prize (with W. Bothe) 1954; Grotius Medal, Munich 1956.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Born, Max
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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  1. My life and my views / Max Born; introduction by I. Bernard Cohen
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: English;German, [1 other]
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  2. Briefwechsel 1916-1955 / [von] Albert Einstein [und] Hedwig und Max Born ; Kommentiert von Max Born
    Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    Languages: English;German, [1 other]
    At 5 libraries
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  3. My Life
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 2014 ]
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    My Life
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  4. The Born-Einstein letters : friendship, politics, and physics in uncertain times : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 with commentaries by Max Born / translated by Irene Born ; note on the new edition by ...
    Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
    [ Book : 2005 ]
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    The Born-Einstein letters : friendship, politics, and physics in uncertain times : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 with commentaries by Max Born / translated by Irene Born ; note on the new edition by Gustav Born ... [et al.]
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  5. My life : recollections of a Nobel laureate / Max Born
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1978-2015 ]
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    My life : recollections of a Nobel laureate / Max Born
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  6. Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / mit Textbeiträgen von F. Hund, H. Maier-Leibnitz und V.F. Weisskopf ; [Organisation der Ausstell ...
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    Languages: German
    At National Library
    Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / mit Textbeiträgen von F. Hund, H. Maier-Leibnitz und V.F. Weisskopf ; [Organisation der Ausstellung und verantwortlich für den Katalog, J. Lemmerich]
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  7. The Born-Einstein letters : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 / With commentaries by Max Born ; Translated by Irene Born
    Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    Languages: English;German;Undetermined, [2 others]
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    The Born-Einstein letters : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 / With commentaries by Max Born ; Translated by Irene Born
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  8. Der Luxus des Gewissens : Erlebnisse und Einsichten im Atomzeitalter / [von] Hedwig Born [und] Max Born. [Hrsg. von Armin Hermann
    Born, Hedwig
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    Languages: German
    At 2 libraries
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  9. Physics and politics / Foreword by K. Lonsdale ; <With bibl. notes.>
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1962 ]
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  10. Erinnerungen an Einstein
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Unpublished : 1965 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Briefwechsel 1916-1955 / [von] Albert Einstein [und] Hedwig und Max Born ; Kommentiert von Max Born
    Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    Languages: English;German, [1 other]
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  2. My life and my views / Max Born; introduction by I. Bernard Cohen
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1968 ]
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  3. My Life
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 2014 ]
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  4. The Born-Einstein letters : friendship, politics, and physics in uncertain times : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 with commentaries by Max Born / translated by Irene Born ; note on the new edition by ...
    Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
    [ Book : 2005 ]
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    The Born-Einstein letters : friendship, politics, and physics in uncertain times : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 with commentaries by Max Born / translated by Irene Born ; note on the new edition by Gustav Born ... [et al.]
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  5. My life : recollections of a Nobel laureate / Max Born
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1978-2015 ]
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    My life : recollections of a Nobel laureate / Max Born
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  6. Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / mit Textbeiträgen von F. Hund, H. Maier-Leibnitz und V.F. Weisskopf ; [Organisation der Ausstell ...
    Born, Max, 1882-1970
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    Languages: German
    At National Library
    Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / mit Textbeiträgen von F. Hund, H. Maier-Leibnitz und V.F. Weisskopf ; [Organisation der Ausstellung und verantwortlich für den Katalog, J. Lemmerich]
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  7. Science and conscience : the world of two atomic scientists, Max Born (1882-1970), James Franck (1882-1964) : an exhibition from the Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz Berlin-West
    Science Museum (Great Britain)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1983 ]
    Science and conscience : the world of two atomic scientists, Max Born (1882-1970), James Franck (1882-1964) : an exhibition from the Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz Berlin-West
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  8. Physik und Philosophie bei Max Born
    Vogel, Heinrich, 1932-
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: German
    At Monash Uni Library
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  9. Scientific papers presented to Max Born ... ... : on his retirement from the Tait Chair of Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh
    [ Book : 1953 ]
    At ANU Library
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  10. The Born family in Göttingen and beyond / Gustav V.R. Born
    Born, Gustav V. R
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    The Born family in Göttingen and beyond / Gustav V.R. Born
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  3. MAX HIRSCH.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 13 March 1909 p 2 Article
    ... MAX HIRSCH. (By &.A.B.) Max.Hirsch, whose death was lately recorded, was born in Germany in 1852 ... . His l father was a writer on economics and his cousin and namesake, Dr. Max Hirsch, was the founder of ... 1779 words
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    Max Born Symposium Kudowa Zdrój, Poland) 1994 :
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  1. Biographer Nancy Greenspan talks about Max Born
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  3. Interview with Dr Max Lake / Interviewer: Lindsay Francis
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