Arnold Sommerfield nominated to Nobel prize 81 times

Arnold Sommerfield nominated to Nobel prize 81 times

Did you know that Arnold Sommerfield, a theoretical physicist, was doctoral supervisor to 4 physicists who went on to win Nobel Prizes in physics, and academic supervisor to 2 others who also won. He himself was nominated 81 times. Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld ForMemRS (5 December 1868 – 26 April 1951) was a German theoretical physicist […]