Article ID: CBB000932035

The Physical Tourist. Physics in Leipzig: An Amble through the Centuries (2008)

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We provide a tour of Leipzig, one of the cultural centers of Germany that contributed a significant chapter in the history of physics. In the nineteenth century the city and University of Leipzig were home to one of the oldest physical institutes in Germany, and in the late 1920s the arrival of Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976), Peter Debye (1884-1966), and Friedrich Hund (1896-1997) at the University's Physical Institute led to a flowering of physics in Leipzig that lasted until the outbreak of World War II. After the war a rebirth occurred under the leadership of Waldemar Ilberg (1901-1967), Gustav Hertz (1887-1975), and others.

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Authors & Contributors
Beyer, Lothar
Schlote, Karl-Heinz
Steinberg, Holger
Schröder, Reinald
Cassidy, David C.
Kaden, Heiner
Journals
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Foundations of Chemistry
Beiträge zur Geschichte der Geophysik und Kosmischen Physik
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Perspectives on Science
European Physical Journal H
Publishers
Passage-Verl.
Whittier Publications
Evangelische Verlagsanstalt
Springer
Leipziger Universitätsverlag GmbH
University of Chicago Press
Concepts
Physics
Chemistry
Quantum mechanics
Science education and teaching
Universities and colleges
Energy (physics)
People
Heisenberg, Werner
Ostwald, Friedrich Wilhelm
Planck, Max
Einstein, Albert
Hertz, Gustav
Stark, Johannes
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
18th century
Places
Leipzig (Germany)
Germany
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Copenhagen (Denmark)
Institutions
Universität Leipzig
Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, Berlin
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