[French oh-gyst] /French oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep-sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes.
his son, Jacques
[zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1922–2008, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in Belgium.
Jean Félix
[zhahn fey-leeks] /ʒɑ̃ feɪˈliks/ (Show IPA), 1884–1963, U.S. chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland (brother of Auguste).
Contemporary Examples

In The Explorer Gene, science writer Tom Cheshire presents a fascinating cross-section of Piccard family history.
This Week’s Hot Reads: Dec. 2, 2013 Mythili Rao and Thomas Flynn, Mythili Rao, Thomas Flynn December 1, 2013

For the next 52 years, Walsh and Piccard were also the only explorers to reach the very bottom of the ocean.
James Cameron Dives into the Ocean’s Abyss Andrew Romano July 20, 2014

Historical Examples

Piccard’s results showed that both curvatures occurred and he concluded that the sensitive region is not confined to the tip.
Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others

Auguste (oɡyst). 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, whose study of cosmic rays led to his pioneer balloon ascents in the stratosphere (1931–32)
his twin brother, Jean Félix (ʒɑ̃ feliks). 1884–1963, US chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland, noted for his balloon ascent into the stratosphere (1934)


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