Victor Hess


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Noun1.Victor Hess - United States physicist (born in Austria) who was a discoverer of cosmic radiation (1883-1964)
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Victor Hess, a veteran financial planner affiliated with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (napfa.org), urges those planning to buy a first home to take into account their level of employment certainty before making any final decisions.
More than a century after the discovery of cosmic rays by Victor Hess in 1912, the IceCube findings have therefore for the first time located a concrete extragalactic source of these high-energy particles."
We used a device called an electroscope to demonstrate how physicist Victor Hess discovered cosmic rays in 1912, work for which he won the Nobel Prize.