Share this entry

Share this page

Struve, Otto

Line breaks: Otto Struve
Pronunciation: /ˈstruːvə
 
/

Definition of Struve, Otto in English:

( 1897–1963), Russian-born American astronomer. He was mainly interested in spectroscopic investigations into the composition, evolution, and rotation of stars, but his most important contribution was his discovery of the presence of ionized hydrogen in interstellar space (1938).

Definition of Struve, Otto in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: ˌprēˈpōtnt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence