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(ˈkɑp yɪt sə)

Pyotr L(eonidovich), 1894–1984, Russian physicist.
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Below that temperature, Russian physicist Pyotr Kapitsa found in 1937, liquid helium flowed without friction.
The non-Jewish physicist Pyotr Kapitsa was affiliated with the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee.
But with the help of experimental physicist Pyotr Kapitsa, Landau was released to embark on a new theoretical pursuit based on the discovery of superfluidity made earlier in Kapitsa's laboratory.