The Nobel Prize in Physics 1951

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft

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Prize share: 1/2

Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1951 was awarded jointly to Sir John Douglas Cockcroft and Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton "for their pioneer work on the transmutation of atomic nuclei by artificially accelerated atomic particles."

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