Pyotr Kapitsa bio

Birth Name: Pyotr Kapitsa

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: July 8, 1894

Date Of Death: April 8, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

Pyotr Kapitsa was born on the 8th of July, 1894. He was best known for being a Physicist. Russian physicist who won the 1978 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering superfluidity. He worked for over a decade with fellow Nobel laureate Ernest Rutherford .

Pyotr Kapitsa was born in Russia. His research at Cambridge University in England led him to discover a way to more efficiently make liquid helium. He went to visit the USSR from Cambridge in 1934, but was not allowed to return, and thus spent the rest of his life in Moscow.

Pyotr Kapitsa was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Pyotr Kapitsa was born in 1890s.

Pyotr Kapitsa is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Pyotr Kapitsa’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Pyotr Kapitsa’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Pyotr Kapitsa was born in the Year of the Horse.

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Zodiac Sign: Pyotr Kapitsa was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Pyotr Kapitsa was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Pyotr Kapitsa had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Pyotr Kapitsa’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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