Satyendra Nath Bose

Date:   Monday , November 01, 1999

This experiment proved the phenomenon that Satyendra Nath Bose and Albert Einstein had predicted about 70 years ago.

When Albert Einstein received his Plank's Law and the Hypothesis of Light Quanta, a paper in which Bose derived Plank's equation purely from quantum theory, Einstein was impressed enough to enter into a collaboration with Bose. The team effort resulted in what is now known as the Bose-Einstein statistics. The impact of their work has wide-ranging ramifications in 20th century physics.