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William Penney
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Born in Sheerness, Kent
Born on 24th of June 1909
Died on 3rd of March 1991

Born 1909. Died 1991 - English physicist.

Educated at universities of Cambridge, London and Wisconsin. Worked on the Manhattan atomic bomb project (1944-45). Leading figure in the production of the UK’s atomic and hydrogen bombs. Knighted in 1952. Created a life peer in 1967.

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