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  2. Wolfgang Pauli - Wikipedia

    Wolfgang Ernst Pauli (/ ˈ p ɔː l i /; German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ ˈpaʊli]; 25 April 1900 – 15 December 1958) was an Austrian theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics. In 1945, after having been nominated by Albert Einstein , [13] Pauli received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "decisive contribution through his ...

  3. Wolfgang Pauli | American physicist | Britannica

    Wolfgang Pauli, in full Wolfgang Ernst Friedrich Pauli, (born April 25, 1900, Vienna, Austria—died Dec. 15, 1958, Zürich, Switz.), Austrian-born physicist and recipient of the 1945 Nobel Prize for Physics for his discovery in 1925 of the Pauli exclusion principle, which states that in an atom no two electrons can occupy the same quantum ...

  4. Wolfgang Pauli – Facts -

    Facts. Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. Wolfgang Pauli. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1945. Born: 25 April 1900, Vienna, Austria. Died: 15 December 1958, Zurich, Switzerland. Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.

  5. Wolfgang Pauli – Biographical -

    He was awarded the Lorentz Medal in 1930. Wolfgang Pauli married Franciska Bertram on April 4th, 1934. He died in Zurich on December 15th, 1958. This autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book series Les Prix Nobel .

  6. Wolfgang Pauli - Important Scientists - The Physics of the ...

    Wolfgang Pauli. Wolfgang Pauli was an Austrian theoretical physicist noted for his work on spin theory and quantum theory, and for the important discovery of the Pauli exclusion principle, which underpins the structure of matter and the whole of chemistry. Wolfgang Ernst Pauli was born on 25 April 1900 in Vienna, Austria (then Austria-Hungary).

  7. Pauli exclusion principle | physics | Britannica

    Pauli exclusion principle, assertion that no two electrons in an atom can be at the same time in the same state or configuration, proposed (1925) by the Austrian physicist Wolfgang Pauli to account for the observed patterns of light emission from atoms.

  8. Neutrinos: Wolfgang Pauli and the Universe's most elusive ...

    Pauli called the neutrino 'a particle that cannot be detected.' Luckily for physics, he was wrong. Zurich, Switzerland, December 1930. Wolfgang Pauli was having the worst year of his life. His mother had committed suicide two years earlier, causing him to turn his back on the Catholic Church.

  9. Wolfgang Ernst Pauli was an Austrian-born Swiss theoretical physicist who is one of the founding fathers of modern day quantum physics. He was presented with the Nobel Prize in Physics for his outstanding contributions to the discovery of spin theory. His life and work heavily contributed to advances in theoretical physics that are still felt ...

  10. Affiliation. Math/NS. From the Nobel Foundation: Pauli was outstanding among the brilliant mid-twentieth century school of physicists. He was recognized as one of the leaders when, barely out of his teens and still a student, he published a masterly exposition of the theory of relativity.

  11. The Pauli effect, anecdotes – ETH Library | ETH Zurich

    Wolfgang Pauli ad­ded in a let­ter to George Gamow of 1 March 1958 a sketch in which an empty rect­angle can be seen. His com­ment on this was: "This is to show the world that I can paint like Titian. Just a few tech­nical de­tails are miss­ing."