Great Physicists: Werner Heisenberg – but you should not believe everything he said

Great Physicists: Werner Heisenberg - but you should not believe everything he said

Despite his great achievements, Heisenbergs personality and his impact
on modern physics are not easy to evaluate.

Keep in mind this is not a biography but a personall assessment.

01:15 Early anecdotes
02:15 Working on Bohr’s model of the atom
03:30 Meeting Bohr
04:27 Flash of genius
05:50 Matrix mechanics
07:00 Conflict with Schrödinger
07:25 Uncertainty
09:00 Solvay conference
10:00 Copenhagen interpretation
11:45 Fame
12:00 Politics
13:15 Uranium project
14:00 Meeting Bohr in 1941
15:50 Did Germany enrich uranium?
17:00 Autobiography
17:20 Heisenberg’s blackout
18:10 Peace activity
19:03 Isospin relation
19:30 Energy conserved?
20:30 Influence on postwar physics
21:00 Announcing a Unified Theory
21:30 Too Ambitious
22:00 No cosmology
22:45 Summary