Pyotr Kapitsa

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Pyotr Kapitsa
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Pyotr Kapitsa in the 1930s
Native nameПётр Леонидович Капица
BornPyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa
8 Julie 1894(1894-07-08)
Kronstadt, Roushie Empire
Died8 Apryle 1984(1984-04-08) (aged 89)
Moscow, Soviet Union
NaitionalityRoushie, Soviet
Citizenship Roushie Empire (1894–1917) → RSFSR (1917–1922) →  Soviet Union (1922–1984)
Kent forSuperfluidity
Scientific career
Doctoral studentsDavid Shoenberg

Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Roushie: Пётр Леони́дович Капи́ца, Romanie: Petre Capiţa (8 July [A.S. 26 June] 1894[2] – 8 Aprile 1984) wis a leadin Soviet pheesicist an Nobel laureate.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Shoenberg, D. (1985). "Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza. 9 July 1894-8 April 1984". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 31: 326–326. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1985.0012. JSTOR 769929.
  2. Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  3. Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa: Official Nobel page – Good, fast coverage of highlights of his many innovations.
  4. Annotated bibliography for Peter Kapitza from the Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues