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Hofstadter

[hof-stat-er, -stah-ter] /ˈhɒfˌstæt ər, -ˌstɑ tər/
noun
1.
Richard, 1916–70, U.S. historian.
2.
Robert, 1915–90, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1961.
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Hofstadter
  (hŏf'stāt'ər)   
American physicist who determined the inner structure of protons and neutrons (1948) and in 1961 shared with German physicist Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer the 1961 Nobel Prize for physics.
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