J. Hans D. Jensen Biography
Birthday: June 25, 1907 (Cancer)
Born In: Hamburg, Germany
Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen was a German nuclear physicist and a joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics. He was a member of the Uranium Club where he worked on the German nuclear energy project dring the World War II. His work on the separation of uranium isotopes is well-acknowledged. Jensen was a professor at the University of Heidelberg and a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University, and the California Institute of Technology. During the rise of Hitler, Jensen joined the National Socialist German University Lecturers League or NSDDB even though membership was not mandatory. He also played an active part as a member of the National Socialist Teachers League for two years. Jensen was a member of National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDP). He was also a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, a corresponding member of the Max Planck Gesellschaft, and a member of the Sacri Romani Imperii Academia Naturae Coriosorum (Leopoldina, Halle).