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Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck (1858-1947) was a German theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory.

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What did Max Planck say about extraterrestrial life?

He appears to have considered the possibility of how to communicate with extraterrestrial life https://factslegend.org/physicist-max-planck-thought-of-a-practical-way-of-communicating-with-aliens/ But ...
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Max Planck and energy quantization idea

Did Planck have an intuition behind the idea of energy quantization of atomic oscillators and radiation, or was it just a mathematical trick to derive his distribution law?