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Brandon R. Brown is a Professor of Physics at the University of San Francisco. He completed doctoral training in superconductivity, with postdoctoral work in science communication. His biophysics work on the electric sense of sharks, as covered by NPR and the BBC, has appeared in Nature, The Physical Review, and other research journals. His writing for general audiences has appeared in New Scientist, SEED, the Huffington Post, and other outlets.

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Brandon R. Brown I've been fascinated by Max Planck's life and times for at least the last 27 years or so. As a student, I was struck by the sadness in his old face…moreI've been fascinated by Max Planck's life and times for at least the last 27 years or so. As a student, I was struck by the sadness in his old face and by the fact that he made his most important contribution in his 40's. That's not so common, especially in physics.(less)
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"This short but powerful biography of Max Planck provides rare intimate insight into an extraordinary individual. Written by a physicist with a clear understanding of Planck's contributions to science, the author also conveys deep sympathy for Plan..." Read more of this review »
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"Disclaimer: My wife was Brandon's 2nd grade teacher and I worked with his father at NASA. As an engineer I was very aware of Max Plank - more specifically Plank's constant, but had little knowledge of the man. Brandon has written a beautiful story..." Read more of this review »
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“Even in these times of ours,” he wrote in 1948, “when political passion and brute force hang like swords over the anguished heads of men, that even in such times there is being held high and undimmed the standard of our ideal search for truth.”
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“I do urge you to get as little upset over the incident as I myself.”
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