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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.
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(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
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Paul Adrien Maurice, 1902–84, British physicist, in the U.S. after 1971.
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|Noun||1.||Dirac - English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984)|
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