Hans Bethe (1906–2005)


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Hans Bethe was born on July 2, 1906 in Straßburg, Alsace, Germany [now Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France]. He was previously married to Rose Ewald. He died on March 6, 2005 in Ithaca, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 98) in Ithaca, New York, USA

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Known For

The Exiles Self
(1989)
(1991)

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 2006 Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 The Century (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self (segment "The Race")
 1999 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Race for the Superbomb (1999) ... Self
 1998 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Self
- The Nazi Bomb (1998) ... Self
 1991 The Astronomers (TV Series documentary)
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 1989 Klaus Fuchs - Atomspion (Documentary)
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 1989 The Exiles (Documentary)
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 1981 The Day After Trinity (Documentary)
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 1980 Hans Bethe: Prophet of Energy (TV Movie documentary)
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 1960 Small World (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.31 (1960) ... Self

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Rose Ewald  (his death)  (2 children)
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Bethe's name, which is pronounced BAY-ta, was added to an article on cosmogenesis published by Ukrainian physicist George Gamow and American physicist Ralph Alpher, "The Origin of Chemical Elements" (1948). This article heralded the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe. It became known as the Alpher-Bethe-Gamow theory, Gamow having playfully added Bethe's name to make a pun on the first ... See more »

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