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Walton, Ernest

Line breaks: Er¦nest Wal¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːlt(ə)n
 
, ˈwɒl-/

Definition of Walton, Ernest in English:

( 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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