TITLE

Hess, Victor Franz

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Hess, Victor Franz (1883-1964), an Austrian-born American physicist, won the 1936 Nobel Prize in physics for his 1912 discovery of cosmic rays. Hess shared the prize with the American physicist Carl David Anderson, who won for his 1932 discovery of the positron, an elementary particle in cosmic rays that is also known as a positive electron.
ACCESSION #
37309095

 

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