The Nobel Prize in Physics 1948
Patrick M.S. Blackett
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
Born: 18 November 1897, London, United Kingdom
Died: 13 July 1974, London, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: Victoria University, Manchester, United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for his development of the Wilson cloud chamber method, and his discoveries therewith in the fields of nuclear physics and cosmic radiation"
Field: particle physics