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Di·rac(dĭ-răk′), Paul Adrien Maurice 1902-1984.
British mathematician and physicist who shared a 1933 Nobel Prize for his contributions to relativistic quantum mechanics.
(Biography) Paul Adrien Maurice. 1902–84, English physicist, noted for his work on the application of relativity to quantum mechanics and his prediction of electron spin and the positron: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1933
Paul Adrien Maurice, 1902–84, British physicist, in the U.S. after 1971.