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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
Full Name
of the recipient
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1927
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withArthur Holly Compton (50.0%)
for the Award
for his method of making the paths of electrically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour
at the Time of Award
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Place of BirthGlencorse, Scotland GBR
Date of Birth14 February 1869
at the time of Award
57 years
Place of DeathCarlops, Scotland GBR
Date of Death15 November 1959
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