Wolfgang Pauli

220px-Wolfgang_Pauli_ETH-Bib_Portr_01042Wolfgang Ernst Pauli (Austrian; 25 April 1900 – 15 December 1958) Theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics. In 1945, after having been nominated by Albert Einstein, Pauli received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his “decisive contribution through his discovery of a new law of Nature, the exclusion principle or Pauli principle.” The discovery involved spin theory, which is the basis of a theory of the structure of matter. Read more…

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