biographical name Joseph 1908- British (Polish-born) physicist

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  • Rotblat —   [ rɔtblæt], Joseph, britischer Physiker polnischer Herkunft, * Warschau 4. 11. 1908; floh 1939 nach Großbritannien und beteiligte sich in den USA am Bau der Atombombe. Nach der Niederlage Deutschlands verließ Rotblat das Manhattan Projekt und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rotblat — (izg. ròtblet), Joseph (1908) DEFINICIJA britanski fizičar i žestoki borac protiv nuklearnog naoružanja; potpisnik Russell Einsteinovog manifesta, dobitnik Nobelove nagrade za mir 1995 …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Rotblat — Józef Rotblat (Foto auf seinem Los Alamos Dienstausweis während des 2. Weltkriegs) Sir Józef Rotblat (* 4. November 1908 in Łódź; † 31. August 2005 in London; auch: Josef oder Joseph Rotblat) war ein polnisch britischer Physiker. Als Kernphy …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rotblat — /ˈrɒtblat/ (say rotblaht) noun Joseph, 1908–2005, British physicist, born in Poland; co founder, in 1957, of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs which are noted for anti nuclear work; awarded 1995 Nobel Peace prize …   Australian English dictionary

  • ROTBLAT, SIR JOSEPH — (1911–2005), physicist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Rotblat was born in Warsaw, Poland, and became a U.K. citizen in 1945. He graduated with an M.A. in physics from the Free University of Poland (1932) and a doctorate in physics from the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rotblat, Sir Joseph — ▪ 2006       Polish born British physicist (b. Nov. 4, 1908, Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire [now in Poland] d. Aug. 31, 2005, London, Eng.), served as founding secretary general (1957–73) and later as president (1988–97) of the Pugwash (N.S.)… …   Universalium

  • Rotblat , Joseph — (1908–) Polish–British physicist Rotblat was educated at the University of Warsaw. In 1939 he was appointed to a research fellowship at the University of Liverpool to work on neutron fission in the laboratory of James Chadwick. Like many other… …   Scientists

  • Rotblat,Joseph — Rot·blat (rŏtʹblăt ), Joseph. Born 1908. Polish born British physicist who developed medical applications for radioactivity. An outspoken opponent of nuclear weapons, he won the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rotblat, Joseph — (b. 1908)    British scientist. Born in Warsaw, he was professor of physics at the University of London. He received the Nobel Peace Prize and a knighthood …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Joseph Rotblat — Infobox Scientist name = Joseph Rotblat KCMG CBE FRS image size = 130px caption = ID badge photo from Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1944. birth date = birth date|1908|11|4|df=y birth place = Warsaw, flagicon|POL Poland, death date = Death date… …   Wikipedia

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