Born on 18th of November 1897
Died on 13rd of July 1974
Born 1897. Died London 1974 - Physicist and Nobel Prize winner.
Served in Royal Navy during WWI. Studied physics at Cambridge. Awarded Nobel Prize for physics in 1948 for developing the Wilson cloud chamber. Pioneered research on cosmic radiation. Contributed to theories of particle pair production.
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