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Becquerel, Antoine-Henri Line breaks: Antoine-Henri Bec|querel
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛkərɛl/

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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