Planck (1858 – 1947) born in Kiel, Germany, on April 23rd 1858.
He is known as the “father of the quantum”. Planck developed the
hypothesis of the discontinuity of energy, and in the year 1900,
discovered the quantum and the formula with his theory that would
make him famous. This would be beginning of an unknown field known
as Quantum Mechanics, which offered a new and very special way to
understand certain phenomenon of physics. Due to his advances,
Planck received the Nobel prize in Physics in 1918. Max Planck
died on October 4th, 1947.