Goeppert-Mayer Maria

Goep·pert-May·er

(gŭp′ərt-mī′ər, gœp′-), Maria 1906-1972.
German-born American physicist. She shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of the atom and its nucleus.
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Goep·pert-May·er

(gŭp′ûrt-mā′ər), Maria 1906-1972.
German-born American physicist. She developed a model of the atomic nucleus that explained why certain nuclei were stable and had an unusual number of stable isotopes.
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