Sorry, no definitions found. You may find more data at bethe's.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Bethe's.


  • In the preface to In the S.adow of the Bomb, the physicist and historian of science S.lvan S. S.hweber tells us that ten years ago Hans Bethe asked him to write Bethe's 'intellectual biography.'

    Shopping Mall Santa

  • Schweber realized that it would take several volumes to describe Bethe's work and that in the end it might not have much interest for nonspecialist readers.

    Shopping Mall Santa

  • One of Bethe's students came to him and said look at these slides- the movement of the atoms prove that I have discovered a new law in quantum mechanics.

    [global governance] gore comes out with his new idea

  • These works were known among his colleagues as Bethe's bible. ''


  • In the first two decades after the end of the second world war, many important details were added to Bethe's theory of nuclear burning in stars.


  • A year before Aston's measurements of the mass of hydrogen and of helium and two decades before Bethe's calculations of nuclear fusion rates, Russell used well-known observations of stars and simple physical reasoning to infer that the rate of the unknown process '' that supplies stellar energy must increase rapidly with increasing stellar temperature.


  • From Bethe's work, the answer was known in principle: the sun produces the energy it radiates by burning hydrogen.


  • But what Aage says doesn't change what Bethe says, and I continue to accept Bethe's extended and detailed account of the whole episode, with its explicit claim that Bohr told him Heisenberg drew the sketch, rather than Aage's very brief note saying Heisenberg drew no sketch.

    Heisenberg's Visit: An Exchange

  • The younger Bohr accompanied his father to Los Alamos and acted as his confidential secretary; why his memory of the sketch differs from Bethe's I do not know, and it is apparent that Bernstein does not know either.

    Heisenberg in Copenhagen: An Exchange

  • Bethe's contributions to the solution of these problems have been numerous and are still continuing.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1967 - Presentation Speech


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.