Stern, Otto

(1888–1969)
   German physicist and Nobel laureate, 1943. Stern worked in close collaboration with Albert EINSTEIN in Prague and Zurich before striking out on his own. In 1923 he was appointed professor of physical chemistry at the University of Hamburg. His work involved experiments into the properties and behaviour pattern of molecular beams. When Hitler came to power in Germany, Stern emigrated to the United States, and was appointed professor of physics at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He continued his research and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1943.

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  • STERN, OTTO — (1888–1969), physicist and Nobel prizewinner. Born in Sorau, Stern worked with einstein in Prague and Zurich. From 1915 to 1921 he lectured in theoretical physics at the universities of Frankfurt and Rostock, and in 1923 was appointed professor… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Stern,Otto — Stern, Otto. 1888 1969. German born American physicist. He won a 1943 Nobel Prize for detecting the magnetic movements of atomic particles. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Stern, Otto — ▪ American physicist born Feb. 17, 1888, Sohrau, Ger. [now Zory, Poland] died Aug. 17, 1969, Berkeley, Calif., U.S.       German born scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1943 for his development of the molecular beam as a tool… …   Universalium

  • Stern, Otto — (1888 1969)    German physicist. He worked with Albert Einstein in Prague and Zurich. In 1923 he became professor of physical chemistry at the University of Hamburg. When Hitler came to power in Germany, he went to the US and became professor of… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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  • STERN (O.) — STERN OTTO (1888 1969) Physicien théoricien, lauréat du prix Nobel, né à Sorau (aujourd’hui かory, Haute Silésie). Otto Stern obtient son doctorat de chimie physique à l’université de Breslau (1912). Intéressé par les recherches d’Albert Einstein …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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