[ pent-see-uhs, pen-zee- ]
/ ˈpɛnt si əs, ˈpɛn zi- /
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Arno Allan, born 1933, U.S. astrophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in physics 1978.
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/ (ˈpɛntsɪəs, ˈpɛnz-) /
Arno Allan. born 1933, US astrophysicist, who shared the Nobel prize for physics (1978) with Robert W. Wilson for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation
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