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Zwicky

[ tsvik-ee ]

noun

  1. Fritz [f, r, its], 1898–1974, Swiss astrophysicist, born in Bulgaria, in the U.S. after 1925.


Zwicky

/ ˈtsvɪkɪ /

noun

  1. ZwickyFritz18981974MSwissSCIENCE: astronomerSCIENCE: physicist Fritz. 1898–1974, Swiss astronomer and physicist, working in the US from 1925; noted for his study of supernovae


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Zwicky concluded that some unseen matter — he called it dunkle Materie, or “dark matter” — must be lurking in the cluster to reconcile the observations with the law of gravity.

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