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George Gamow

Nuclear physicist and cosmologist. His 1928 quantum theory was an early and important basis for future work. He was instrumental in formulating the 'big bang' thoery of the creation of the universe. He later became interested in biochemistry and postulated the concept of a genetic code. He wrote scientific books for the 'lay reader' including "One, Two, Three...Infinity" in 1947.


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  • Added: 25 Aug 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6220
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Gamow (4 Mar 1904–19 Aug 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6220, citing Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .