[paw-lee; German pou-lee] /ˈpɔ li; German ˈpaʊ li/
[woo lf-gang;; German vawlf-gahng] /ˈwʊlf gæŋ;; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ/ (Show IPA), 1900–58, Austrian physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1945.
Wolfgang (ˈvɒlfˌɡæŋ). 1900–58, US physicist, born in Austria. He formulated the exclusion principle (1924) and postulated the existence of the neutrino (1931), later confirmed by Fermi: Nobel prize for physics 1945
Austrian-born American physicist who in 1924 formulated a principle stating that no two fermions, such as two electrons in an atom, can have identical energy, mass, and angular momentum at the same time. This principle is known as the Pauli Exclusion Principle. He also hypothesized the existence of the neutrino in 1931, which was confirmed in 1956.
- Paul I
noun 1. died a.d. 767, pope 757–767. 2. Russian Pavel Petrovich, 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III). 3. 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64. noun 1. 1754–1801, tsar of Russia (1796–1801); son of Catherine II; assassinated 2. 1901–64, king of the Hellenes (1947–64); son of Constantine I
noun, Physics. 1. . noun 1. (physics) the principle that two identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state in a body such as an atom Sometimes shortened to exclusion principle Pauli exclusion principle (pô’lē, pou’-) The principle that two fermions of a given type, such as electrons, protons, or neutrons, cannot occupy the same […]
- Paul II
noun 1. (Pietro Barbo) 1417–71, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1464–71.
- Paul III
noun 1. (Alessandro Farnese) 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1534–49. noun 1. original name Alessandro Farnese. 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1534–49). He excommunicated Henry VIII of England (1538) and inaugurated the Counter-Reformation by approving the establishment of the Jesuits (1540), instituting the Inquisition in Italy, and convening the Council of Trent (1545)