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Anderson, Carl David Line breaks: Carl David An¦der|son
Pronunciation: /ˈandəs(ə)n/

Definition of Anderson, Carl David in English:

( 1905–91), American physicist. In 1932 he discovered the positron—the first antiparticle known. Nobel Prize for Physics (1936, shared with Victor Francis Hess).

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