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Becquerel, Antoine-Henri

Syllabification: Bec·que·rel, Antoine-Henri
Pronunciation: /ˌbek(ə)ˈrel
 
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Definition of Becquerel, Antoine-Henri in English:

( 1852–1908), French physicist. With Marie and Pierre Curie, he discovered the natural radioactivity in uranium salts. Nobel Prize for Physics (1903), shared with the Curies.

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