Edward Teller (1908 - 2003) MP

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Birthplace: Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Death: Died in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA, USA
Occupation: physicist
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About Edward Teller

Edward Teller (Hungarian: Teller Ede; January 15, 1908 – September 9, 2003) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist, known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb", even though he claimed he did not care for the title. Teller made numerous contributions to nuclear and molecular physics, spectroscopy (the Jahn–Teller and Renner–Teller effects), and surface physics.


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January 15, 1908
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
September 9, 2003
Age 95
Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA, USA