Bethe [ bey-t uh ] SHOW IPA / ˈbeɪ tə / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Hans Al·brecht 1906–2005, [hanz awl-brekt, hahns; German hahns ahl-b re kht], /hænz ˈɔl brɛkt, hɑns; German hɑns ˈɑl brɛxt/, U.S. physicist, born in Alsace: Nobel Prize 1967.
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be that as it may
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How to use Bethe in a sentence
It was sunlight; a
Bethe solar-phoenix reaction, and it would sustain itself for hours.
Even von Schlichten, who had seen H-bombs and
Bethe-cycle bombs, was impressed.
I have dealt with only one of the groups of names treated by Prof.
Bethe; but it is the one which he has discussed most fully.
His experiments, like
Bethe's, are too few to warrant any conclusions as to the possibility of habit formation. British Dictionary definitions for Bethe noun Hans Albrecht (hans ˈalbrɛçt). 1906–2005, US physicist, born in Germany; noted for his research on astrophysics and nuclear physics: Nobel prize for physics 1967
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Scientific definitions for Bethe German-born American physicist who was instrumental in the development of quantum physics. Bethe also played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, later working to educate the public about the threat of nuclear weapons. In 1967 he received a Nobel Prize for explaining that the Sun and other stars derive their energy from a series of nuclear reactions which came to be known as the carbon cycle, or Bethe cycle.
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