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Cherenkov, Pavel

Line breaks: Pavel Che|ren|kov
Pronunciation: /tʃɪˈrɛŋkɒf
 
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(also Cerenkov)
( 1904–90), Soviet physicist; full name Pavel Alekseevich Cherenkov. He investigated the effects of high-energy particles and shared the 1958 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering the cause of blue light (now called Cerenkov radiation) emitted by radioactive substances underwater.

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