Erwin Schrodinger's 126th birthday celebrated in Google doodle
Posted on: 12:58 PM IST Aug 12, 2013
New Delhi: Celebrating the 126th birthday of the Nobel prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrodinger, Google posted a doodle on its homepage. The doodle features Schrodinger's cat, a quantum physics thought experiment, devised by Erwin Schrodinger in 1935.
Born on August 12, 1887, Erwin Schrodinger was an Austrian physicist who developed scores of fundamental results in the field of quantum theory, which formed the basis of wave mechanics.
Erwin Schrodinger also paid attention to the philosophical aspects of science, and wrote on philosophy and theoretical biology. He died on January 4 1961 of tuberculosis. He was 73.