|born on||30 September 1882 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )|
|Place||Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 49n21, 8e08|
|Timezone||LMT m8e08 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||07°03' 20°17 Asc. 03°30'|
German physicist who introduced the first successful detector (the Geiger counter) of individual alpha particles and other ionizing radiations.
In 1907 he began work with Ernest Rutherford at the University of Manchester and in 1909, along with Ernest Marsden, conducted the famous Geiger-Marsden experiment called the "gold foil experiment". Together they created the Geiger counter.
Geiger died on 24 September 1945, Posdam.
Arno Müller, vol 2
- Vocation : Science : Physics
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator