List of things named after Niels Bohr

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Niels Bohr (1885 – 1962), Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, is the eponym of the topics listed below.

Physics and Chemistry[edit]



  • Bohrium, the chemical element with atomic number 107.[2]
  • Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen
  • Neil's Bohr, a popular comic and science-fiction based bar in Houston, Texas


  1. ^ Klinglesmith, Daniel A., III; Risley, Ethan; Turk, Janek; Vargas, Angelica; Warren, Curtis; Ferrero, Andera (January–March 2013). "Lightcurve Analysis Of 3948 Bohr and 4874 Burke: An International Collaboration". Minor Planet Bulletin 40 (1): 15. Bibcode:2013MPBu...40...15K. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Names and symbols of transfermium elements (IUPAC Recommendations 1997)". Pure and Applied Chemistry 69 (12): 2472. 1997. doi:10.1351/pac199769122471.