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Max Planck

Physicist (23-Apr-1858 — 4-Oct-1947)


Jean-Claude Boudenot; Gilles Cohen-Tannoudji. Max Planck et les quanta (Max Planck and the Quantum). Paris: Ellipses. 2001. 191pp.

Ian Duck; E. C. G. Sudarshan. 100 Years of Planck's Quantum. River Edge, NJ: World Scientific. 2000. 545pp.

Hans Hartmann. Max Planck als Mensch und Denker (Max Planck as Person & Thinker). Berlin: Siegismund. 1938. 189pp.

John L. Heilbron. The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck as Spokesman for German Science. University of California Press. 1986. 238pp.

Dieter Hoffmann. Max Planck und das Zerfallen der Welt (...and the Disintegration of the World). München, Germany: C. H. Beck. 2008. 128pp.

Hans Kangro. Vorgeschichte des Planckschen Strahlungsgesetzes (History of Planck's Radiation Law). Wiesbaden, Germany: F. Steiner. 1970. 271pp.

Max Planck. Erinnerungen (Memories). Berlin: W. Keiper. 1948. 170pp.

Max Planck. Translated by Frank Gayner. Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers. New York: Philosophical Library. 1949. 192pp.


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  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.604)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.563)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1169)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.338)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.399)

  10. A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists (p.418)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.385)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.411)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.146)

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