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Jensen

[yen-zuh n for 1; yen-suh n for 2]
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  1. J. Hans D. [hahns] /hɑns/, 1907–73, German physicist: Nobel Prize 1963.
  2. Jo·han·nes Vil·helm [yaw-hah-nuh s vil-helm] /yɔˈhɑ nəs ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1873–1950, Danish poet and novelist: Nobel Prize 1944.
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Jensen

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  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

[yĕnzən]
  1. 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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