/ˈkɒk krɔft, -krɒft/
Sir John Douglas,
English physicist: Nobel prize 1951.
1897--1967, English nuclear physicist. With E. T. S. Walton, he produced the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) and shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951
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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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