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Johannes Wilhelm Geiger (1882 - 1945)

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Johannes Wilhelm (Hans) Geiger
Born in Neustadt an der Haardt, Palatinate, German Empiremap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Potsdam, Germanymap
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Johannes Wilhelm "Hans" Geiger was a German physicist. He is best known as the co-inventor of the detector component of the Geiger counter and for the Geiger–Marsden experiment which discovered the atomic nucleus. He was the brother of meteorologist and climatologist Rudolf Geiger.

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