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Wheeler, John Archibald

Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wēlər/
(1911–2008), US theoretical physicist. Wheeler worked with Niels Bohr on nuclear fission and collaborated with Richard Feynman on problems concerning the retarded effects of action at a distance. He coined the term black hole in 1967.

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Syllabification: Whee·ler, John Archibald

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