geiger, johannes wilhelm

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geiger, johannes wilhelm

German physicist who introduced the first successful detector (the Geiger counter) of individual alpha particles and other ionizing radiations.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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