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Bethe

[bey-tuh] /ˈbeɪ tə/
noun
1.
Hans Albrecht [hanz awl-brekt,, hahns;; German hahns ahl-brekht] /hænz ˈɔl brɛkt,, hɑns;; German hɑns ˈɑl brɛxt/ (Show IPA), 1906–2005, U.S. physicist, born in Alsace: Nobel Prize 1967.
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Bethe

/ˈbeɪtə/
noun
1.
Hans Albrecht (hans ˈalbrɛçt). 1906–2005, US physicist, born in Germany; noted for his research on astrophysics and nuclear physics: Nobel prize for physics 1967
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Bethe
  (bā'tə)   
German-born American physicist who was instrumental in the development of quantum physics. Bethe also played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, later working to educate the public about the threat of nuclear weapons. In 1967 he received a Nobel Prize for explaining that the Sun and other stars derive their energy from a series of nuclear reactions which came to be known as the carbon cycle, or Bethe cycle.
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