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Erwin Schrödinger

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Erwin Schrödinger


Born
in Vienna, Austria
August 12, 1887

Died
January 04, 1961

Genre

Influences


Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger, sometimes written as Erwin Schrodinger or Erwin Schroedinger, was a Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental results in the field of quantum theory, which formed the basis of wave mechanics: he formulated the wave equation (stationary and time-dependent Schrödinger equation) and revealed the identity of his development of the formalism and matrix mechanics. Schrödinger proposed an original interpretation of the physical meaning of the wave function.

He won the 1933 Nobel prize in physics with colleague Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory"
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“Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else.”
Erwin Schrödinger

“If a man never contradicts himself, the reason must be that he virtually never says anything at all.”
Erwin Schrödinger, What Is Life? with Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches

“The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists.”
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