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 (hī′zən-bûrg′, -bĕrk′), Werner Karl 1901-1976.
German physicist who won a 1932 Nobel Prize as one of the founders of quantum mechanics. He later developed the uncertainty principle.
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(ˈhaɪzənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈhaizənbɛrk)
(Biography) Werner Karl (ˈvɛrnər karl). 1901–76, German physicist. He contributed to quantum mechanics and formulated the uncertainty principle (1927): Nobel prize for physics 1932
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(ˈhaɪ zənˌbɜrg)

Werner Karl, 1901–76, German physicist: Nobel prize 1932.
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