Cockroft, Sir John D.

British physicist, developed atom-splitting particle accelerator, shared 1951 Nobel Prize

Price: $95.00

Description:
(1897-1967) British physicist at Cambridge 1939-46, Atomic Energy Research Estblishment Director 1946-58. Manchester College of Science & Technology President 1961-67. With E. T. S. Walton developed Cockcroft-Walton high- voltage generator for use as a particle accelerator 1932, used it to split lithium and other atoms. Co-recipient with Walton of 1951 Nobel Prize for Physics. Signed 3 1/2 x 5 3/4 nice white card; on verso in pencil, collector notes "England" and "6/60". lovely item.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signed Card






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