TITLE

Appleton, Sir Edward

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Appleton, Sir Edward (Victor) (1892-1965), a British physicist. He received the Nobel Prize for physics in 1947 for his investigations of the upper atmosphere, especially his discovery of the "F" layer of the ionosphere. His technique of bouncing radio waves off various layers of the ionosphere was instrumental in the development of radar.
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37309618

 

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