George Gamow (4 Mairch 1904 – 19 August 1968), born Georgiy Antonovich Gamov, wis a Soviet-American theoretical pheesicist an cosmologist. He wis an early advocate an developer o Lemaître's Big Bang theory.

George Gamow
BornGeorgiy Antonovich Gamov
4 Mairch 1904(1904-03-04) (O.S. 20 Februar 1904)
Odessa, Roushie Empire (nou Ukraine)
Died19 August 1968(1968-08-19) (aged 64)
Boulder, Colorado, Unitit States
CitizenshipSoviet Union,
Unitit States
Alma materLeningrad State Varsity
Kent forGamow factor
Gamow–Teller transeetion
Alpher–Bethe–Gamow paper
Alpha decay
Liquid drap model
Quantum tunnellin
Big Bang
One Two Three ... Infinity
AwairdsKalinga Prize (1956)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesicist, science writer
InstitutionsVarsity o Göttingen
Niels Bohr Institute
Cavendish Laboratory
George Washington Varsity
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
Varsity o Colorado Boulder
Doctoral advisorAlexander Friedmann
Doctoral studentsRalph Asher Alpher
Vera Rubin