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Charles Wilson
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 14th of February 1869
Died on 15th of November 1959

Born 1869. Died 1959 - Scottish pioneer of atomic and nucler physics.


Educated at Manchester and Cambridge. Known for his study of atmospheric electricity. Devised method of tracking alpha-particles and electrons. Shared 1927 Nobel Prize for physics. Received Copley Medal of the Royal Society in 1937.

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