Wigner


Wigner
/ˈwɪgnə/ (say 'wignuh)

noun
Eugene Paul, 1902–95, US nuclear physicist, born in Hungary; shared 1963 Nobel prize for physics with Jo Jensen and Marie Goeppert-Mayer.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • WIGNER (E. P.) — WIGNER EUGENE PAUL (1902 1994) Physicien théoricien américain d’origine hongroise (il est né à Budapest), professeur à Princeton, prix Nobel de physique en 1963 (avec M. Goeppert Mayer et H. D. Jensen), auteur de contributions fondamentales à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wigner —   [ wɪgnə], Eugene Paul, amerikanischer Physiker ungarischer Herkunft, * Budapest 17. 11. 1902, ✝ Princeton (N. J.) 1. 1. 1995; lehrte 1928 33 an der TH Berlin, war 1930 36 Professor für mathematische Physik an der Princeton University,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wigner — Eugene Paul …   Scientists

  • Wigner — Wigner, Eugene Paul …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wigner — [wig′nər] Eugene Paul 1902 95; U.S. physicist, born in Hungary …   English World dictionary

  • Wigner — Eugene Paul Wigner (Ungarisch: Wigner Jenő Pál, * 17. November 1902 in Budapest; † 1. Januar 1995 in Princeton, New Jersey) war ein ungarisch amerikanischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wigner — noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902 1995) • Syn: ↑Eugene Wigner, ↑Eugene Paul Wigner • Instance Hypernyms: ↑nuclear physicist * * * /wig neuhr/, n. Eugene Paul, born …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wigner — biographical name Eugene Paul 1902 1995 American (Hungarian born) physicist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wigner — /wig neuhr/, n. Eugene Paul, born 1902, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary: Nobel prize 1963. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wigner — Wig•ner [[t]ˈwɪg nər[/t]] n. big Eugene Paul, 1902–95, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary: Nobel prize 1963 …   From formal English to slang