georges charpak

Charpak

[shahr-pahk]
noun
Georges [zhawrzh] , born 1924, French physicist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1992.
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georges charpak

Polish-born French physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1992 for his invention of subatomic particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber.

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