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[kah-pyi-tsuh] /ˈkɑ pyɪ tsə/

Pyotr L(eonidovich)
[pyawtr lyi-uh-nyee-duh-vyich] /pyɔtr lyɪ ʌˈnyi də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1894–1984, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1978.
Piotr Leonidovich (ˈpjɔtər liɔˈnidovitʃ). 1894–1984, Russian physicist. He worked in England and the USSR, doing research in several areas, particularly cryogenics; Nobel prize for physics in 1978
Russian physicist who developed equipment capable of generating powerful magnetic fields, which he used to make several discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics. For this work he shared with American physicists Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson the 1978 Nobel Prize for physics.


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