What did Max Planck discover?


Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck is most known for his discovery of Planck's constant. In a paper in 1900 he explained how the energy emitted by a resonator could only take on discrete values or quanta.

The energy for a resonator of frequency v is h multiplied by v, where h is Planck's universal constant. This discovery is considered to be a crucial point in the history of physics, as it accounted for many of the discrepancies between observed phenomena and current physical laws. Max Planck also researched thermodynamics. Later in his career he studied quantum theory. Planck died at Göttingen on October 4, 1947.

Q&A Related to "What did Max Planck discover?"
He published his work in 1900. It was VERY FAR from a full quantum theory, it was only an attempt to explain the spectrum of black body radiation with the idea that light came in
Max Planck found that correct mathematical relationship distribut.
he discovered schools.
Planck's Constant -> 6.626 x 10^34. Also the idea of Quanta's, further researched by Einstien. :D.
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