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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927
Arthur H. Compton, C.T.R. Wilson

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C.T.R. Wilson - Facts

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Born: 14 February 1869, Glencorse, Scotland

Died: 15 November 1959, Carlops, Scotland

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his method of making the paths of electrically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour"

Field: instrumentation

Prize share: 1/2

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