And while studying with Paul Ehrenfest
in Leiden, Holland, he met Albert Einstein, who liked and admired Fermi.
3) Paul Ehrenfest
1880-1933 An intense physicist with a debilitating streak of self-doubt who could rarely see the valuable gift he offered to physics, and a passionate friend to both Einstein and Bohr.
Paul Ehrenfest (1880-1933) jugo un papel crucial en la busqueda de significados de esas nuevas ideas, cuestionando el lugar que deberian tener en la fisica (vease Navarro y Perez, 2004).
Asi lo identificaron Paul Ehrenfest y Albert Einstein (1879-1955) a partir de ciertos experimentos cruciales que sirvieron de apoyo para la aceptacion de las nuevas teorias.
Paul Ehrenfest fue, junto con Albert Einstein, uno de los pioneros en la investigacion de la problematica cuantica.
One of the unsung heroes of the quantum movement is Paul Ehrenfest
, whose hospitality and spacious living room served as a meeting place for high-level discussions among colleagues and visitors, a catalytic role that once brought Bohr and Einstein together for a week-long discussion, each occupying one of the two spare bedrooms in the Erhrenfest household.
of Pennsylvania) profiles seven of those figures, including the aforementioned Delbruck and Bohr, as well as Paul Ehrenfest
, Lise Meitner, Werner Heisenberg, Wolgang Pauli, and Paul Dirac, describing their activities at the meeting and setting them within the wider context of their lives and careers in the pre-dawn of the nuclear era.
The attendees included Bohr, Paul Dirac, Werner Heisenberg, Lise Meitner, Max Delbruck, and Paul Ehrenfest
Einstein tambien publico con el ruso Boris Podolsky y con el austriaco Paul Ehrenfest
, quien fuera uno de sus mas cercanos amigos.
The quite extraordinary intellectual insight of Maxwell, Boltzmann and Gibbs in combining deterministic mechanics for micro-states with a probabilistic or statistical theory of observables (macro-states) and their equally brilliant early critics, like Henri Poincare, Ernst Zermelo and Tatiana and Paul Ehrenfest
, provided a host of delicate and profound conceptual problems, which though much clarified and elaborated are as central now to the proper understanding of the physical Universe as they were a hundred years ago.
Other entries cover Einstein's most notable contemporaries, including Niels Bohr, Paul Ehrenfest
, and Robert Oppenheimer.
In 1931, Austrian physicist Paul Ehrenfest
observed that someone holding a piece of metal or stone should be "astonished that this quantity of matter should occupy so large a volume.