Bethe Hans Albrecht

Be·the

 (bā′tə), Hans Albrecht 1906-2005.
German-born American physicist who won a 1967 Nobel Prize for his research on energy production in stars. He was also involved in the development of the first atomic bomb.

Be·the

(bā′tə), Hans Albrecht 1906-2005.
German-born American physicist who was instrumental in the development of quantum physics. Bethe discovered that the sun and other stars derive their energy from a series of nuclear reactions, which came to be known as the carbon cycle, or Bethe cycle. Bethe also played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, later working to educate the public about the threat of nuclear weapons.
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