Max Planck

1858-1947

Known for his work in Quantum Theory

By Deric Hollaway

Max Planck was given the Nobel Peace prize in 1918.One of Max Planck’s quotes was “No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days’’. He studied at the university of Munich and Berlin. His earliest work was on the subject thermodynamics. He received doctorate of philosophy at Munich in 1879. His work was put in two books called thermodynamics, and theory of heat radiation. This was not only his most important work but it marked a turning point in physics. There are Max Planck Institutes in Germany. He made Contributions to theoretical physics. He was able to deduce the relationship between the energy and the frequency of radiation