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Physics in Perspective

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 333–359 | Cite as

Physicists and Physics in Munich

  • Jürgen Teichmann
  • Michael Eckert
  • Stefan Wolff
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Abstract.

We give a tour of Munich and some outlying sites that focuses on the lives and work of the most prominent physicists who lived in the city, Count Rumford, Joseph Fraunhofer, Georg Simon Ohm, Max Planck, Ludwig Boltzmann, Albert Einstein, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Wilhelm Wien, Arnold Sommerfeld, Max von Laue, and Werner Heisenberg. We close with a self-guided tour that describes how to reach these sites in Munich.

Key words. Munich, University of Munich, Technical University of Munich, Count Rumford, Joseph Fraunhofer, Georg Simon Ohm, Max Planck, Ludwig Boltzmann, Albert Einstein, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Wilhelm Wien, Arnold Sommerfeld, Max von Laue, Werner Heisenberg. 

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© Birkhauser Verlag Basel, 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Teichmann
    • 1
  • Michael Eckert
    • 1
  • Stefan Wolff
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsches Museum, Museumsinsel 1, D-80306 Munich, Germany, e-mail: ha.programme@deutsches-museum.deDE

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