Niels Bohr Institute
The Niels Bohr Institute ( Danish Niels Bohr institutet ) in Copenhagen is a physical research institution in the fields of astronomy , geophysics , particle physics , quantum mechanics , biophysics , solid state physics and eScience . The institute, founded on March 3, 1921 , has been named after the Danish Nobel Prize winner and founding director Niels Bohr since 1975 .
Since January 1, 1993, the Niels Bohr Institute has been merged with the Geophysical Institute, the Astronomical Observatory and the H. C. Ørsted Institute named after the physicist Hans Christian Ørsted . The resulting Niels Bohr Institutet for Astronomi, Fysik og Geofysik is affiliated with the University of Copenhagen .