Geiger, Hans

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Hans, German physicist, 1882-1945.
Geiger-Müller counter - an instrument for measuring radioactivity by counting the emission of radioactive particles.
Geiger-Müller tube
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Nucleus detected When Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden fired alpha particles at a thin gold foil, most passed straight through, deflected only slightly by positive electrical charge in the gold atoms.
Atomic Ernest Rutherford, 1909 Cambridge, UK Nucleus Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden 4.
Stuhlinger had studied physics under Hans Geiger (of Geiger counter fame) and had done his dissertation on cosmic rays.