TITLE

Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees (1869-1959) was a British physicist who won the 1927 Nobel Prize in physics for his 1912 invention of the cloud chamber. The Wilson cloud chamber was a device that made the paths of electrically charged subatomic particles visible, allowing scientists to study these particles.
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37309342

 

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