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Aage Niels Bohr

Bohr in 1955
Born (1922-06-19)19 June 1922
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 9 September 2009(2009-09-09) (aged 87)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Fields Nuclear physics

Manhattan Project
Institute for Advanced Study
Columbia University
University of Copenhagen

Alma mater University of Copenhagen
Thesis Rotational States of Atomic Nuclei (1954)
Known for Geometry of atomic nuclei
Notable awards

Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics (1960)
Atoms for Peace Award (1969)
H.C. Ørsted Medal (1970)
Rutherford Medal and Prize (1972)
John Price Wetherill Medal (1974)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1975)

Both for my wife and myself, the personal friendships that have grown out of scientific contacts with colleagues from many different countries have been an important part of our lives, and the travels we have made together in connection with the world-wide scientific co-operation have given us rich treasures of experiences.
Aage Bohr
In March 1950, in New York City, I was married to Marietta Soffer. We have three children: Vilhelm, Tomas, and Margrethe.
Aage Bohr
I have been connected with the Niels Bohr Institute since the completion of my university studies, first as a research fellow and, from 1956, as a professor of physics at the University of Copenhagen. After the death of my father in 1962, I followed him as director of the Institute until 1970.
Aage Bohr