Definition of Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas in English:

Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas

Line breaks: Sir John Doug|las Cock|croft
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒkkrɒft
 
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  • (1897–1967), English physicist. In 1932 he succeeded (with E. T. S. Walton) in splitting the atom, ushering in the whole field of nuclear and particle physics. Nobel Prize for Physics (1951, shared with Walton).

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