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Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, CBE (5 June 1907 – 19 September 1995)<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> was a German-born British physicist. Rudolf Peierls had a major role in Britain's nuclear programme, but he also had a role in many modern sciences. His obituary in Physics Today describes him as "a major player in the drama of the eruption of nuclear physics into world affairs...".<ref name="Edwards">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>


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