Aage Bohr Autograph

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Copy of an scientific article signed, 8 pages, 8,5 x 11,75 inch, scientific article entitled `Rotational Motion in Nuclei` by Aage Bohr, reprint from `Science, Volume 193, 16 July 1976`, signed on the front page in blue ink "Aage Bohr", stitched together and first page partially incompletely copied to the left edge - in fine condition.

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(1922-2009) Danish nuclear physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975, son of quantum-physics pioneer Niels Bohr.

Year of Birth: 1922

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Aage Niels Bohr was a Danish physicist born on June 19, 1922, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was the son of the famous physicist Niels Bohr and Margrethe Nørlund, a talented linguist. Aage Bohr followed in his father's footsteps and made significant contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

Bohr completed his education at the University of Copenhagen, where he studied physics under his father's guidance. After obtaining his Ph.D. in 1954, he became a professor at the same university. His research predominantly focused on nuclear structure, specifically the behavior of protons and neutrons in atomic nuclei.

In collaboration with Ben R. Mottelson, Bohr proposed the Bohr-Mottelson model in 1952, which revolutionized the understanding of nuclear physics. This model explained how certain nuclear shapes and symmetries emerge from the interaction between nucleons. Their groundbreaking work earned them the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975.

Throughout his career, Bohr's scientific contributions extended beyond his work on nuclear physics. He also played a significant role in promoting scientific collaboration and education. He served as the director of CERN's Theory Division from 1963 to 1966 and later became the president of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Bohr's achievements were recognized and honored with numerous awards and memberships of prestigious scientific societies worldwide. He received the Atoms for Peace Award in 1969 and was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States in 1977.

Aage Bohr continued his research and teaching until his retirement in 1992. He passed away on September 9, 2009, leaving behind a remarkable legacy as a scientist and advocate for international scientific cooperation.

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