John Archibald Wheeler: Biography, Discovery & Books


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John Archibald Wheeler is known for leading the revival of the study of which significant physics theory after WWII?

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1. John Archibald Wheeler became one of the key researchers in what war effort during World War II?

2. John Archibald Wheeler made significant contributions to the field of astrophysics, and is credited with coining the terms ''black hole'' and _____.

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