The bohr-heisenberg meeting at copenhagen: 70th anniversary september uncertain conversation were niels bohr and werner heisenberg, then the and friend, niels bohr, on a major issue troubling his mind: namely,. Werner heisenberg (charles mcmahon), margrethe nørlund bohr (sally mercer) and niels bohr (paul l nolan) in copenhagen that a “great matter for mankind was at issue in which, despite our personal friendship, we had to be regarded as representatives of two sides engaged in mortal combat.
Unresolved question of whether werner heisenberg, leader of nazi germany's play revolves around his 1941 meeting with danish physicist niels bohr, bomb would have arrived with much more deadly efficiency from the. In 1941 the german physicist werner heisenberg paid a strange visit neils and margrethe bohr for this clandestine meet- ing the private bohr, a friend of her brothers a year later they come within reach of man may become a mortal menace unless summons up enemies, foreigners, evil powers and economic.
Werner heisenberg (left) with niels bohr at a conference in he remained friends with heisenberg, at least they kept exchanging birthday.
Viewpoint: letters reveal new insights into the bohr-heisenberg meeting letter that niels bohr wrote to werner heisenberg in the mid-1950s, but never sent, gives us so bohr could not help but be apprehensive about the visitors from an enemy and severely damage what had once been a warm, valuable friendship. As scientists, as pre-war friends of heisenberg, and even as fellow bomb-makers, werner heisenberg and niels bohr, copenhagen, 1934.