Hans Bethe


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hans Bethe - United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
(The Nobel laureates Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman later said this papers "enlightening simplicity" was pivotal for their own discoveries and careers.) With his penetrating insights and incremental experiments Fermi was able to show other physicists new ways to understand their own work.
The tremendously popular Nuclear Freeze proposal, for example, bothered influential antinuclear scientists like Hans Bethe. And arguing that the consensus against SDI healed old wounds from the 1960s and 1970s overlooks the fact that scientists were simultaneously locked in a contentious argument over Carl Sagan's Nuclear Winter hypothesis, which reopened debate over the proper role of science in politics and society.
Among those who faced exclusion by the anti-Semitic laws were Albert Einstein, Max Born, Eugene Wigner, James Franck, Hans Bethe, Felix Bloch, Rudolf Peierls, Lise Meitner, and Samuel Goudsmit.
The combined weight of the expert counsel of eminent scientists and science administrators in the PSAC, such as Rabi, Hans Bethe, James Killian, and George Kistiakowsky, broke Strauss and Teller's monopolization of advice and convinced Eisenhower that a ban on atmospheric nuclear testing would freeze the U.S.
The CMBR was a prediction of the work of George Gamow, Ralph Alpher, Hans Bethe and Robert Herman on the Big Bang nucleosynthesis [11,12], and was discovered later in 1964 by Penzias and Wilson.
But it wasn't until the late 1930s that Hans Bethe worked out the fusion processes in stars.
in physics from Columbia, Andy worked with Hans Bethe at Cornell University from 1954 to 1959 before joining what is now the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
NUCLEAR FORCES: The Making of the Physicist Hans Bethe by Silvan S.
Nuclear forces; the making of the physicist Hans Bethe.
Nuclear physicist Hans Bethe describes how hydrogen atoms inside stars combine to form helium, releasing vast amounts of energy in the process (12/31/38, p.
According to Nobel laureate Hans Bethe, "Chandra was a first-rate astrophysicist and a beautiful and warm human being.
The "luminaries," as Oppenheimer dubbed them, included Hans Bethe, Edward Teller, and several others.