Ask Joe or Josephine Blow on the street about Max Planck and they'll probably say, "Oh, yeah. Wasn't he that guy with the funny hairstyle from years ago?
But ask them if they've ever heard of quantum theory and they say, of course. The whole world knows about quantum theory.
And without Max we wouldn't have quantum theory. Oh, sure, someone would have discovered it later. But the fact was Max was the one who did it.
And so for a little more about Max, his life, times, and his theory, just click here.