1. For what year
did Heisenberg win the Nobel Prize?
2. In what year did
Heisenberg actually receive the Nobel Prize?
3. What was August
4. What was the alternative
to matrix mechanics called?
5. To what principle
did Bohr extend the uncertainty principle?
6. Which colleague
recognized the matrix multiplication rules in Heisenberg's work?
7. On how many published
papers did Heisenberg and Pauli collaborate?
8. Where did Heisenberg
receive his first full professorship appointment?
9. Whom did Heisenberg
succeed as Born's assistant?
10. What Munich professor
almost failed Heisenberg because of his incompetence in experimental
11. What was Heisenberg's
12. What instrument
did Heisenberg play for most of his life?
13. What was the
emphasis of Heisenberg's gymnasium education placed on?
14. What philosopher
did Heisenberg read while working on a farm in 1918?
15. What was one
of the central differences between Schrödinger's and Heisenberg's
pictures of the atom?
16. On what subject
did Heisenberg write his doctoral thesis?
17. In what year
did Heisenberg receive the Max Planck Medal?
18. With what level
of honors did Heisenberg receive his doctorate?
19. Whose quantum
postulate did Heisenberg's Zeeman principle modify?
20. At what school
was Heisenberg habilitated in 1924?
21. What theory attempted
to abandon the laws of energy and momentum conservation?
22. Which one of
the following was not a coauthor of the matrix mechanics paper?
23. Who theorized
the existence of a "dark point"?
24. Who coauthored
the paper on dispersion with Heisenberg?
25. How old was Heisenberg
when he became Germany's youngest full professor?
26. Who was Heisenberg's
experimentalist counterpart at Leipzig?
27. Who discovered
28. Who intervened
on Heisenberg's behalf when he came under the attack of Nazi propaganda?
29. What aging scientist
encouraged Heisenberg not to resign and leave Germany?
30. For what work
was Heisenberg awarded the Nobel Prize?
31. To what directorship
was Heisenberg promoted in 1942?
32. What was the
cause of Heisenberg's death?
33. The uncertainty
principle asserts the impossibility of exactly measuring which
two variables simultaneously?
34. In what year
did Heisenberg receive his doctorate?
35. What was the
age difference between Heisenberg and his wife?
36. How many children
did Heisenberg have?
37. Whom did Heisenberg
NOT serve as assistant?
38. Why did Heisenberg
relocate to Munich in 1910?
39. What influential
position did Heisenberg's maternal grandfather hold?
40. What is the highest
rank August Heisenberg attained?
41. What was Heisenberg's
youth movement group known as?
42. Who was Robert
43. What other career
did Heisenberg seriously consider?
44. What was Heisenberg
intending to study when he first went to Munich?
45. With whom did
Heisenberg coauthor a paper modifying his own Zeeman principle?
46. How many siblings
did Heisenberg have?
47. What kind of
series was involved in expressing the amplitude of virtual oscillators?
48. Where did Heisenberg
turn down a chair in 1926?
49. Why did Heisenberg
turn down that chair?
50. Which of the
following should never mix, in Heisenberg's opinion?