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Heitler, Walter Heinrichlocked

  • Richard Staley


Heitler, Walter Heinrich (1904–1981), physicist, was born on 2 January 1904 in Karlsruhe, the second of three children and eldest son of Adolf Heitler, professor of engineering at the Technische Hochschule of Karlsruhe, and his wife, Ortilie Rudolf. He pursued a strong and independent interest in science in his youth, reading ...

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