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Chamberlain, Owen Syllabification: Cham·ber·lain, Owen
Pronunciation: /ˈCHāmbərlən/

Definition of Chamberlain, Owen in English:

( 1920–2006), US physicist. He investigated subatomic particles and in 1955 discovered the antiproton with E. G. Segrè ( 1905–89). Nobel Prize for Physics (1959), shared with Segrè.

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