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Werner Karl Heisenberg was born in Würzburg, Germany
Heisenberg began to study physics and mathematics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
Heisenberg completed studying and he received his doctorate
Heisenberg completed his Habilitation
After completing his doctorate, he went to research with Niels Bohr. Their work at the University of Copenhagen resulted in one of Werner Heisenberg's first important papers.
Heisenberg became a professor at the University of Leipzig in 1927 and began teaching doctoral students.
Heisenberg gave lectures in Japan, India, and the United States.
His work creating a neutron-proton model of the nucleus was published in three significant papers.
Heisenberg was honored with the Nobel Prize in 1932 for his discovery.
When Hitler assumed control of Germany in 1933, Heisenberg was criticized by the SS for supporting Jewish scientists. He was threatened to be sent to a concentration camp
Heisenberg left Leipzig to teach at the University of Berlin. He was named director of the important ‘Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics’.
During World War II, Heisenberg served in various leadership roles researching the development of the nuclear bomb. He was captured on by Allied forces
After the war, he was named director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics.
Heisenberg was elected president of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
His paper on quantum mechanics was a major scientific breakthrough and led to developments in matrix mechanics
Heisenberg developed the uncertainty principle while researching at the University of Copenhagen.
Heisenberg won the Max Planck Medal of the German Physical Society.
Werner Karl Heisenberg passed away on the 1 February 1976 Munich, West Germany
Heisenberg was awarded The Matteucci Medal
Heisenberg was awarded The Niels Bohr International Gold Meda
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