charles t. r. wilson

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Wilson   (wĭl'sən)  Pronunciation Key 
British physicist noted for his research on atmospheric electricity. He developed the Wilson cloud chamber, a device that makes it possible to study and photograph the movement and interaction of electrically charged particles. He shared the 1927 Nobel Prize for physics with Arthur Compton.
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