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Teller, Edward

Line breaks: Ed¦ward Tel¦ler
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛlə
 
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Definition of Teller, Edward in English:

( 1908–2003), Hungarian-born American physicist. After moving to the US he worked on the first atomic reactor and the first atom bombs. Work under his guidance led to the detonation of the first hydrogen bomb in 1952.

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