Lorentz

[lawr-uh nts, lohr-; Dutch loh-rents]
noun
  1. Hen·drik An·toon [hen-drik ahn-tohn] /ˈhɛn drɪk ˈɑn toʊn/, 1853–1928, Dutch physicist: Nobel Prize 1902.
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Lorentz

noun
  1. 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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Lorentz

[lôrənts]Hendrik Antoon 1853-1928
  1. 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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