[lawr-uh nts, lohr-; Dutch loh-rents]
- Hen·drik An·toon [hen-drik ahn-tohn] /ˈhɛn drɪk ˈɑn toʊn/, 1853–1928, Dutch physicist: Nobel Prize 1902.
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Lorentz calls the western dialect a language, and distinguishes 38 vowels.
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This discovery was made in 1896, or sixteen years after Lorentz's declaration.Autobiography of an Electron
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- Hendrik Antoon (ˈhɛndrɪk ˈantoːn). 1853–1928, Dutch physicist: shared the Nobel prize for physics (1902) with Zeeman for their work on electromagnetic theory
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- Dutch physicist who was one of the first to develop theories of the electron, for which he shared the 1902 Nobel Prize for physics with Pieter Zeeman. His ideas on the invariance of physical laws with respect to time and space paved the way for Albert Einstein's theory of Special Relativity.
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