European Pysical Society

Prof. Helge Kragh


  1. (2019) American Physical Society, Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics

  2. (2016) European Physical Society, Physics Estoire Prize


  1. H. Kragh, Den Sære Historie om Venus' Måne og Andre Naturvidenskabelige Fortællinger (The Strange History of Venus' Moon and Other Scientific Tales). Lindhardt og Ringhof (2020)

  2. H. Kragh, M. Longair (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of Modern Cosmology. Oxford University Press (2019)

  3. H. Kragh, Ludvig Lorenz: A Nineteenth-Century Theoretical Physicist (2018)

  4. H. Kragh, Julius Thomsen: A Life in Chemistry and Beyond, Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab (2016)

  5. H. Kragh, Varying Gravity Dirac’s Legacy in Cosmology and Geophysics, Birkhauser (2016)

  6. H. Kragh, Masters of the Universe, Oxford University Press (2015)

  7. H. Kragh, One Hundred Years of the Bohr Atom, Royal Danish Academy of Science (2015) edited with F. Aaserud)

  8. H. Kragh, Early Responses to the Periodic System, Oxford University Press (2015) edited with M. Kaji and G. Pallo)

  9. H. Kragh, K. Nielsen (Eds), 50 opfindelser: Hojdepunkter i teknologien, Aarhus Universitetsforlag (2015)

  10. H. Kragh, J. Overduin, The Weight of the Vacuum: A Scientific History of Dark Energy, New York, Springer (2014) 121 p.

  11. H. Kragh, Sandhed, Aarhus, Universitetsforlag (2014) 60 p.

  12. H. Kragh, M. Skydsgaard, T. Wang, 50 opdagelser, Hojdepunkter i naturvidenskaben, Aarhus Universitetsforlag (2013)

  13. H. Kragh, P. Kjargaard, H. Nielsen (Eds), Science in Denmark through a thousand years. Aarhus University Press (2009)

  14. H. Kragh, The Moon that wasn't -the saga of Venus'spurious satellite. Birkhauser (2008)

  15. H. Kragh, Entropy Creation – religious contexts of thermodynamics and cosmology. Ashgate, London (2008)

  16. H. Kragh, Conceptions of Cosmos – from myth to the accelerating universe, Oxford University Press (2006)

  17. H. Kragh, Matter and Spirit in the Universe – scientific and religious preludes to modern cosmology (2004)

  18. H. Kragh, G. Vanpaemel, P. Marage (eds), History of Modern Physics, Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2002 (Proceedings of the XXth International Congress of History of Science, Liege, 20-26 July 1997, volume XIV

  19. H. Kragh, Cosmology and Controversy- the historical development of two theories of the universe, Princeton University Press (1999)

  20. H. Kragh, Quantum Generations – a history of physics in the 20 Century, Princeton University Press (1999)

  21. H. Kragh, D. Knight (Eds), The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789–1914. Cambridge University Press (1998)

  22. H. Kragh, Dirac – a scientific biography, Cambridge University Press (1990, 2005)

  23. H. Kragh, Quantum Generations: A History of Physics in the Twentieth Century. Princeton University Press, 1999

  24. H. Kragh, D. Knight (eds.), The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789–1914. Cambridge University Press (1998)

  25. H. Kragh, An introduction to the historiography of Science, Cambridge University Press (1987)

  26. H. Kragh, Cosmology between the wars: the Nernst-Macmillan alternative. J. Hist. Astron. (26) 93–115 (1995)


  1. Helge Kragh

  2. Helge Stjernholm Kragh, Professor Emeritus, Niels Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen

  3. Roy G. Neville Prize awarded to Helge Kragh, Niels Bohr Archive, News, 14 September 2019

  4. Professor Emeritus Helge Kragh receives the prestigeous Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics 2019

  5. 2019 APS Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics to Helge Kragh, e-EPS, 20 November 2018

  6. G. Roy, Neville Prize in Bibliography or Biography, Science History Institute. Retrieved February 1, 2018.

  7. Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics: Recipient Helge Kragh Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, APS Physics. Retrieved January 16, 2020

  8. European Society For The History of Science Past President 2008–2010 Helge Kragh

  9. G. Rocha, Helge Kragh: Interview (28 June 2017), Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science (2) 233-237 (2017)

  10. Helge Kragh, International Academy of the History of Science. Retrieved 24 January 2016

  11. Helge Kragh, Members, Videnskabernes Selskab (The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. Retrieved 24 January 2016

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Updated: 14 March 2021