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Owen Willans Richardson

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Owen Willans Richardson
Full Name
of the recipient
Owen Willans Richardson
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1928
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his work on the thermionic phenomenon and especially for the discovery of the law named after him
at the Time of Award
London University, London, United Kingdom
Place of BirthDewsbury, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Birth26 April 1879
at the time of Award
48 years
Place of DeathAlton, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Death15 February 1959
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