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Jensen

[yen-zuh n for 1; yen-suh n for 2] /ˈyɛn zən for 1; ˈyɛn sən for 2/
noun
1.
J. Hans D
[hahns] /hɑns/ (Show IPA),
1907–73, German physicist: Nobel Prize 1963.
2.
Johannes Vilhelm
[yaw-hah-nuh s vil-helm] /yɔˈhɑ nəs ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1873–1950, Danish poet and novelist: Nobel Prize 1944.
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Jensen

/Danish ˈjɛnsən/
noun
1.
Johannes Vilhelm (joˈhanəs ˈvɪlhelm). 1873–1950, Danish novelist, poet, and essayist: best known for his novel sequence about the origins of mankind The Long Journey (1908–22). Nobel prize for literature 1944
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Jensen
  (yěn'zən)   
German physicist who, with Maria Goeppert-Mayer, developed a model of the atomic nucleus that explained why certain nuclei were stable and had an unusual number of stable isotopes. For this work, Jensen and Goeppert-Mayer shared the 1963 Nobel Prize for physics with American physicist Eugene Wigner.
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