Niels Bohr was born and educated in Copenhagen, Denmark. He lived, worked, and died there, too. But his mark on science and history was worldwide.
After receiving his doctorate in 1911, Bohr traveled to England on a study grant and worked under J.J. Thomson, who had discovered the electron 15 years earlier. Read more HERE
** Explains role of electrons in bonding
** Ionic and covalent bonding explained
** Places electrons in definite energy levels
The Bohr model of the , a radical departure from earlier, classical descriptions, was the first that incorporated quantum theory and was the predecessor of wholly models. The Bohr model and all of its successors describe the properties of atomic in terms of a set of allowed (possible) values.
Shapes of molecules and other abnormalities not explained