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Szilard, Leo

Line breaks: Leo Szi|lard
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪlɑːd
 
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Definition of Szilard, Leo in English:

( 1898–1964), Hungarian-born American physicist and molecular biologist. He fled from Nazi Germany to the US, where he became a central figure in the Manhattan Project to develop the atom bomb.

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