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Pascual Jordan (October 18, 1902 in Hanover - July 31, 1980 in Hamburg) was a German physicist. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Map of Germany showing Hanover Hanover (German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Position of Hamburg in Germany Hamburgs central broadway Jungfernstieg at the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 This article is about the city in Germany. ... A physicist is a scientist trained in physics. ...


Beginning 1921 he studied mathematics, physics and zoology at Hanover Technical University, and, moving 1923 at G├Âttingen University where he got his Ph.D. in 1924. 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Main article: History of mathematics The evolution of mathematics can be seen to be an ever increasing series of abstractions. ... The willingness to question previously held truths and search for new answers resulted in a period of major scientific advancements, now known as the Scientific Revolution. ... Zoology (Greek zoon = animal and logos = word) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Georg-August University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, often called the Georgia Augusta) was founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, and opened in 1737. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Together with Max Born and Werner Heisenberg he was co-author of an important series of books on quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. Max Born Max Born (born December 11, 1882 in Breslau, died January 5, 1970 in Göttingen) was a German mathematician and physicist of Jewish heritage. ... Werner Heisenberg Werner Karl Heisenberg (December 5, 1901 – February 1, 1976) was a celebrated German physicist and Nobel laureate, one of the founders of quantum mechanics. ... Fig. ... Quantum field theory (QFT) is the application of quantum mechanics to fields. ...


Jordan's political activities are worth noting. He joined the Nazi Party in May 1933. The following November he joined the Sturmabteilung (SA) - the brown shirted storm troopers. He enlisted in the Luftwaffe in 1939 and worked for a while at the Peenem├╝nde rocket center. After the war, Wolfgang Pauli was able to have him declared "rehabilitated."


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Pascual Jordan Information (526 words)
Jordan's great-grandfather Pascual Jorda was a Spanish nobleman and cavalry officer who served with the British during and after the Napoleonic Wars.
Jordan went against Pauli's advice, and reentered politics after the period of denazification came to an end under the pressures of the Cold War.
Jordan is sometimes confused with the French mathematician Camille Jordan and the German geodesist Wilhelm Jordan.
Pascual Jordan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (549 words)
Jordan's great-grandfather Pascual Jorda was a Spanish nobleman and cavalry officer who served with the British during and after the Napoleonic Wars.
Jordan enrolled in the Hanover Technical University in 1921 where he studied an eclectic mix of zoology, mathematics, and physics.
Jordan is sometimes confused with the French mathematician Camille Jordan and the German geodesist Wilhelm Jordan.
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