Alfven



Hannes (Olof Gösta) [hahn-nes oo-lawf yœ-stah] /ˈhɑn nɛs ˈu lɔf ˈyœ stɑ/ (Show IPA), 1908–1995, Swedish physicist: Nobel Prize 1970.
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Hannes Olaf Gösta (ˈhannɛs ˈuːlaf ˈjøsta). 1908–95, Swedish physicist, noted for his research on magnetohydrodynamics; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1970

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