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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien

 
 
Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien Marker
Inscription.  
Hier wohnten und forschten

Friedrich Kohlrausch

* 14.10.1840 in Rinteln   †17.1.1910 in Marburg

1875-1888 Professor an der
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Physik

Verfasste 1870 das bis 1996 fortgeführte
Standardwerk „Praktische Physik"

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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

* 27.3.1845 in Remscheid   †10.2.1923 in München

1878-1900 Professor an der
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Physik

Erhielt 1901 den Nobelpreis für Physik
für die Entdeckung der nach ihm
benannten Strahlen

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Wilhelm Wien

*13.1.1864 in Gaffken   †30.8.1928 in München

1900-1919 Professor an der
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Physik

Erhielt 1911 den Nobelpreis für Physik für seine Arbeit
zur thermischen Strahlung

Vordenker der speziellen Relativitätstheorie

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(English translation:)

Here lived and researched

Friedrich Kohlrausch

Born October 14, 1840 in Rinteln (Lower

Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien Marker - wide view
Saxony)   Died January 17, 1919 in Marburg

1875-1888 Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Chair of Physics Department

In 1870 wrote the standard work "Practical Physics", in use until 1996

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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

Born March 27, 1845 in Remscheid   Died February 10, 1923 in Munich

Chair of Physics Department

1888-1900 Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1901 for the rays named after him (i.e. Roentgen- or X-rays)

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Wilhelm Wien

Born January 13, 1864 in Gaffken   Died August 30, 1928 in Munich

Chair of Physics Department

1900-1919 Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1911 for his work on thermal radiation
Pioneer of the Special Theory of Relativity

 
Erected by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 49° 48.002′ N, 9° 55.828′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is on Röntgenring, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Röntgenring 8, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch image. Click for full size.
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3. Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
marker. Entdeckungsort der Röntgenstrahlen / Site of the Discovery of X-Rays (a few steps from this marker); Adolf Eugen Fick (within shouting distance of this marker); Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni von Lichtenfels (within shouting distance of this marker); Boris Zarnik, Fritz Richard Baltzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilhelm Röntgen (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Eduard Buchner (about 180 meters away); Hermann Müller-Thurgau (about 210 meters away); Historicher Gedenkpunkt / A Place for Historical Contemplation (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Friedrich Kohlrausch (physicist). Wikipedia biography (Submitted on June 8, 2019.) 

2. Wilhelm Röntgen. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 8, 2019.) 

3. Wilhelm Wien. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen image. Click for full size.
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4. Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
	Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien image. Click for full size.
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5. Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 7, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on June 8, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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