Erwin Schrodinger was born on August 12, 1887 in Vienna Austria. In 1906 he began attending the University of Vienna and graduated in 1910. In 1920, after having served in World War I as an artillery officer, Schrodinger became an assistant for Max Wien at the University of Zurich. Because of his belief and work on the atomic spectra, he shared the Nobel Prize in 1933 with Paul Dirac. After escaping to several different countries during World War II, Schrodinger finally settled in Dublin, Ireland, where he became the Director of the School for Theoretical Phyc-atom_e.gifsics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Dublin. While here, he studied many different topics. What makes Shrodinger's model different than that of other atom models, is that Schrodinger's model shows electrons as waves, not particle. Schrodinger's model determines the allowed energies and electrons it can have and how likely it is to find the electron in various locations. Schrodinger believed that electrons didn't have a specific orbit, but was based on probabilities. Schrodinger's atom model is considered to be correct today.

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