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Hans Geiger

German physicist

Died when: 62 years 359 days (755 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Hans Geiger

Johannes Wilhelm "Hans" Geiger (;German: [ˈɡaɪɡɐ]; 30 September 1882 – 24 September 1945) was a German physicist.He is best known as the co-inventor of the detector component of the Geiger counter and for the Geiger–Marsden experiment which discovered the atomic nucleus.

He was the brother of meteorologist and climatologist Rudolf Geiger.

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