[paw-lee; German pou-lee]
- Wolf·gang [woo lf-gang; German vawlf-gahng] /ˈwʊlf gæŋ; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ/, 1900–58, Austrian physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1945.
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Pauli presented the document to Roth to get his take on whether she ought to cast her “no” into the tally.The Kaffeehaus Canon
December 31, 2010
In the office of Dr. Pauli Mach, the professional tongue was freed.
Gone is "Professor Pauli," and with him much of his kingdom lies.The Great American Fraud
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Prof. Corson notices its use by Gower; see Pauli's edition, vol.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)
This was the first entire family which Pauli baptized at Amsterdam.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ
Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Pauli was very irritable, and constantly found fault with Butler.Aspects and Impressions
- Wolfgang (ˈvɒlfˌɡæŋ). 1900–58, US physicist, born in Austria. He formulated the exclusion principle (1924) and postulated the existence of the neutrino (1931), later confirmed by Fermi: Nobel prize for physics 1945
- Austrian-born American physicist who in 1924 formulated a principle stating that no two fermions, such as two electrons in an atom, can have identical energy, mass, and angular momentum at the same time. This principle is known as the Pauli Exclusion Principle. He also hypothesized the existence of the neutrino in 1931, which was confirmed in 1956.
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