“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria

Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
1. Erwin Schrödinger Marker
Nobelpreis für Physik 1933

Schüler des Akademischen Gymnasiums von 1898 bis 1905

[English translation:]

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1933

Student at the Akademisches Gymnasium (Advanced Secondary School) from 1898 until 1905

Location. 48° 12.093′ N, 16° 22.613′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Beethovenplatz and Lothringerstraße, on the left when traveling west on Beethovenplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Beethovenplatz 1, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lise Meitner (here, next to this marker); Franz Schubert (a few steps from this marker); Die "Grosse Strasse" / The "Great Road" (within shouting distance of this marker); Feng Shan Ho (within shouting distance of this marker); Gustav Mahler (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Leonard Bernstein (about 90 meters away); Palais Erzherzog Ludwig Viktor / Palace of Archduke Ludwig Viktor (about 150 meters away); Professor Friedrich Hacker (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Also see . . .  Erwin Schrödinger (Wikipedia).

Erwin Schrödinger Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
2. Erwin Schrödinger Marker - Wide View
The Academisches Gymnasium of Vienna has had a number of significant alumni that now have plaques here on the northeast corner of the building. Visible here from left to right are those for Tomas Masaryk, Franz Schubert, Hans Kelsen, Erwin Schrödinger, and Lisa Meitner.
"Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (12 August 1887 – 4 January 1961), sometimes written as Erwin Schrodinger or Erwin Schroedinger, was a Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental results in the field of quantum theory, which formed the basis of wave mechanics: he formulated the wave equation (stationary and time-dependent Schrödinger equation) and revealed the identity of his development of the formalism and matrix mechanics. Schrödinger proposed an original interpretation of the physical meaning of the wave function....In addition, he was the author of many works in various fields of physics: statistical mechanics and thermodynamics, physics of dielectrics, colour theory, electrodynamics, general relativity, and cosmology, and he made several attempts to construct a unified field theory. In his book What Is Life? Schrödinger addressed the problems of genetics, looking at the phenomenon of life from the point of view of physics. He paid great attention to the philosophical aspects of science, ancient and oriental philosophical concepts, ethics, and religion. He also wrote on philosophy and theoretical biology. He is also known for his "Schrödinger's cat" thought-experiment." (Submitted on February 2, 2018.) 
Categories. Science & Medicine
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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