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Maria Geppert-mayer

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Date of Birth: 06/28/1906

Age: 65

Place of birth: Kattovitts

Citizenship: Poland

Background

While the University of Gottingen was the leading center for research in the new field of physics - quantum mechanics. When Max Born invited G.-M. to attend the physical seminar led by him, her interests shifted from mathematics to physics and quantum mechanics have focused on dealing with the study of the behavior of atoms, nuclei and subatomic particles. Shortly after the start of classes G.-M. physics He spent one semester at the University of Cambridge, where he met with the famous British physicist Ernest Rutherford. Doctorate she received in 1930 in Gottingen, with a thesis on "Elementary processes with two quantum jumps