Van Allen

[ van -al-uhn ]
/ væn ˈæl ən /

noun

James Alfred, 1914–2006, U.S. physicist and space scientist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Van Allen

Van Allen
/ (væn ˈælən) /

noun

James Alfred. 1914–2006, US physicist, noted for his use of satellites to investigate cosmic radiation in the upper atmosphere
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