The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927

Arthur Holly Compton

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Prize share: 1/2

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927 was divided equally between Arthur Holly Compton "for his discovery of the effect named after him" and Charles Thomson Rees Wilson "for his method of making the paths of electrically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour."

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