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Arno Allan, born 1933, U.S. astrophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in physics 1978.
Arno Allan. born 1933, US astrophysicist, who shared the Nobel prize for physics (1978) with Robert W. Wilson for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation


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