from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gamow, George 1904-1968. Russian-born American nuclear physicist known for his work on radioactivity and genetic information as well as his books popularizing theories of physics.
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- n. United States physicist (born in Russia) who was a proponent of the big-bang theory and who did research in radioactivity and suggested the triplet code for DNA (1904-1968)
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