Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1947
Edward V. Appleton

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Edward V. Appleton - Facts

Sir Edward Victor Appleton

Sir Edward Victor Appleton

Born: 6 September 1892, Bradford, United Kingdom

Died: 21 April 1965, Edinburgh, Scotland

Affiliation at the time of the award: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his investigations of the physics of the upper atmosphere especially for the discovery of the so-called Appleton layer"

Field: electromagnetism, space physics

Prize share: 1/1

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