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- n. A scientist specializing in nuclear physics.
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- n. a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
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His predecessor had been widely suspected of corruption, so we were quite interested in getting to know Rumyantsev, a nuclear physicist who obviously knew the ins and outs of both civil nuclear power and weapons production.
Associated Press Yelena Bonner Ms. Bonner helped her husband, a nuclear physicist who developed the Soviet atomic bomb, spread his fame by conveying his writings and statements out of the Soviet Union from internal exile.