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John Archibald Wheeler (1911 - 2008)

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John Archibald Wheeler
Born in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USAmap
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Died in Hightstown, Mercer, New Jersey, USAmap
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John Archibald Wheeler (July 9, 1911 – April 13, 2008) was an American theoretical physicist. John Wheeler and Niels Bohr developed the theory behind nuclear fission. John played a key role in general relativity in the United States after World War II.[1][2]


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  1. See Wikipedia entry for John Archibald Wheeler
  2. New York Times Obituary https://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/14/science/14wheeler.html


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