Bohr, Aage Niels
Aage Niels Bohr (ägə nēls bōr), 1922–2009, Danish physicist, Ph.D. Univ. of Copenhagen, 1954. He worked with his father Niels Bohr (who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922) in the 1940s on the development of the atomic bomb, became a professor of physics in 1956, and succeeded (1963–70) his father as head of what became the Niels Bohr Institute, Univ. of Copenhagen. From 1975 to 1981 he was the director of the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics. Bohr and colleague Benjamin Mottelson helped prove the theories of James Rainwater regarding the structure of atomic nuclei. The trio shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work.
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