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cockcroft, sir john douglas

cockcroft, sir john douglas in Science
Cockcroft
  (kŏk'krôft')   
British physicist who, with Ernest Walton, was the first to successfully split an atom using a particle accelerator in 1932. For this work they shared the 1951 Nobel Prize for physics.
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