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Fritz [frits], /frɪts/, 1898–1974, Swiss astrophysicist, born in Bulgaria, in the U.S. after 1925.
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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.The Top 10 scientific surprises of Science News’ first 100 years|Tom Siegfried|September 20, 2021|Science News
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/ (ˈtsvɪkɪ) /
Fritz. 1898–1974, Swiss astronomer and physicist, working in the US from 1925; noted for his study of supernovae
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