The Nobel Prize in Physics 1948

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1948 was awarded to Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett "for his development of the Wilson cloud chamber method, and his discoveries therewith in the fields of nuclear physics and cosmic radiation."

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