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James Chadwick

James Chadwick
James Chadwick
James Chadwick
Born October 20, 1891
Cheshire, England
Died July 24, 1974
Nationality British
Fields physics
Institutions Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
Doctoral advisor Lord Rutherford
Known for Discovery of Neutrons
Influenced Creation of atomic bomb
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics; Hughes Medal; Copley Medal; Franklin Medal

James Chadwick discovered the neutron in 1932 and three years later received the Nobel Prize for Physics.


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