Penzias
biographical name Arno Allan 1933- American (German-born) physicist

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  • Penzias — Arno Allan …   Scientists

  • Penzias — Penzias, Arno A …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Penzias — [pent′sē əs] Arno Allan [är′nō] 1933 ; U.S. physicist, born in Germany …   English World dictionary

  • Penzias — Arno Penzias Arnold Allan Penzias (* 26. April 1933 in München) ist ein US amerikanischer Physiker und Astronom. Penzias erhielt 1978 zusammen mit Robert Woodrow Wilson den Physik Nobelpreis für die Entdeckung der kosmischen Mikrowellen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Penzias — Pẹnzias,   Arno (Arnold) Allen, amerikanischer Physiker deutscher Herkunft, * München 26. 4. 1933; seit 1961 in den Bell Laboratories tätig (u. a. ab 1974 als Leiter des Radio Physics Research Department). Penzias befasst sich mit Forschungen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Penzias — /pent see euhs, pen zee /, n. Arno Allan, born 1933, U.S. astrophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel prize for physics 1978. * * * …   Universalium

  • Penzias — Pen•zi•as [[t]ˈpɛnt si əs, ˈpɛn zi [/t]] n. big Arno Allan, born 1933, U.S. astrophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel prize 1978 …   From formal English to slang

  • Penzias — /pent see euhs, pen zee /, n. Arno Allan, born 1933, U.S. astrophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel prize for physics 1978 …   Useful english dictionary

  • PENZIAS, ARNO ALLAN — (1933– ), U.S. physicist, Nobel Prize laureate. Born in Munich, Penzias left Germany in 1939, when he and his younger brother were placed on the Kinder transport by his parents, who were able to obtain visas to the United States. The family… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Penzias , Arno Allan — (1933–) American astrophysicist Penzias, who was born in Munich, Germany, earned his BS at City College, New York, in 1954 after fleeing with his parents as a refugee from the Nazis. He gained his PhD from Columbia University in 1962. In 1961 he… …   Scientists

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