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Walton, Ernest

Pronunciation: /ˈwôltn/
(1903–95), Irish physicist; full name Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton. In 1932 he succeeded, with Sir John Cockcroft, in splitting the atom. Nobel Prize for Physics (1951), shared with Cockcroft.

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Syllabification: Wal·ton, Ernest

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