This essay will seek to cover Erwin Schrödinger’s early life which leads him to a major discovery, such as the creation of quantum physics theory, the invention of wave mechanics and how this changed quantum physics forever. Erwin Schrödinger was born in Vienna, Austria on August 12, 1887. His career started when he found a strong interest and desire for physics at the age of 11 years old by one of his private tutors. This desire was to lead him to many accomplishments and achievements throughout his life. He went to the University of Vienna, where he focused mainly on the study of physics and was strongly influenced by Fritz Hasenöhrl.
His father, Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim, was a physician at the Benedictine Abbey. The Benedictine Abbey was a monastery in Switzerland. Elsa died in 1502 when Paracelsus was nine years old. His father decided to move them to Villach in Corinthia when she died. In Villach, his father taught him about metallurgy, alchemy, and medicine, which he studied in college.
He knew that he wanted to be an industrial chemist despite his father’s wish for him to be an architect. Otto attended the local secondary school in Frankfurt. He would later go on to study chemistry. Otto began his studies in 1897 at the University of Marburg. He mainly studied mineralogy and chemistry but also ventured into the subjects of physics and philosophy.
Alexander Graham Bell lived March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922. He was a was a scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator, and credited with patenting the first practical telephone. Although his invention of the telegram is his most famous accomplishment, Bell also worked with the deaf, and ( made invented other stuff). Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847. he was born just Alexander Bell; he did not receive his middle name until his eleventh birthday after begging his father to give him one. Alexander was the second of three sons of Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Bell.
“Being an engineer is a tough and demanding job.” My uncle said with the air of authority and knowledge of having lived it. “It requires great skill in mathematics and natural sciences. I you have taken a liking to either, aim for good engineering schools. Give it your all and come out as one of the best who can easily provide for the family. That way you can live a happy life and fulfill all your children`s wishes.” I went from being a clueless high school student asking a trusted elder for advice to a 40-ish-year-old husband enrolling my two kids into a reputed middle school.
Ulrich Zwingli is known as the founder of Swiss Protestantism. He was the first reformed theologian. Zwingli was born on January 1st 1484 in the Eastern part of Switzerland. In the beginning of his life, his father had risen in socioeconomic class and became part of the upper-middle class. Through this, Ulrich’s father had given him a better education.
Years later, Newton found himself studying at the University of Cambridge. While he was at Cambridge, the bubonic plague unfortunately broke out. This plague caused Newton to move back close to his own hometown for two years and to focus on research of his own. According to the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematic Sciences, "he singled out 1665-1666 (spent largely in Lincolnshire because of plague in Cambridge) as "the prime of my age for invention". During two to three years of intense mental effort he prepared Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy)."
On March 8, 1879, a boy was born into a glazier family and was named Otto Hahn. Since he was a kid his parents wanted him to become an architect. However, he eventually decided to study chemistry at the University of Marburg. As he grew up, he became interested in industrial career. Because his intended employer planned to use him in the international aspects of the business, Hahn left Germany in 1904 to spend several months in England, where his primary goal was to master the language.
Wystan Hugh Auden was the third and youngest son of religious doctor and nurse. He was born in York, Great Britain, in 1907. He had two siblings older than him. Since he was a little child he started to be interested on geology, but he will start his studies on biology in Oxford. Apart from his scientific interests, he was really interested on literature since he was an adolescent and he began to publish his first poems very soon.
My father, who is an engineer and a Professor of Chemical Engineering himself, supported this interest and helped me in learning the basic applications of physics to things around me. With an urge to develop a broad knowledge of the application of basic sciences, I majored in physics, chemistry, and mathematics in my secondary school. Studying Chemical Engineering