Hofstadter, Robert

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Hofstadter   (hŏf'stāt'ər)  Pronunciation Key 
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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