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Mather, John Cromwell Syllabification: Math·er, John Cromwell
Pronunciation: /ˈmaT͟Hər/

Definition of Mather, John Cromwell in English:

( 1946-), US astrophysicist. His work with George Smoot on the COBE project advanced the study of the Big Bang theory. Nobel Prize for Physics (2006), shared with Smoot.

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