#3782 Overall Influence

Victor Francis Hess

Austrian physicist and Nobel prize laureate


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Victor Franz Hess was an Austrian-American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who rediscovered cosmic rays.Biography He was born to Vinzenz Hess and Serafine Edle von Grossbauer-Waldstätt, in Waldstein Castle, near Peggau in Styria, Austria, on 24 June 1883. His father was a royal forester in Prince Louis of Oettingen-Wallerstein's service. He attended secondary school at Graz Gymnasium from 1893 to 1901.

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Fordham University

Private research university in New York City

University of Vienna

Public university in Vienna, Austria

University of Innsbruck

Public university in Innsbruck, Austria

University of Graz

University in Graz, Austria

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#95 World Rank