James Chadwick. By Maty Skinner. Born in Cheshire, England Born on 20th October, 1891. He attended Manchester High School. He graduated from the Honors School of Physics in 1911. Worked two years under Professor Rutherford Gained his M.Sc. degree in 1913.
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By Maty Skinner
Born on 20th
He attended Manchester High School.
He graduated from the Honors School
of Physics in 1911.
Gained his M.Sc. degree in 1913.
He was awarded the 1851 Exhibition Scholarship
Proceeded to Berlin to work in the national institute for natural and engineering sciences
He resumed work under Rutherford
Rutherford had recently succeeded in
disintegrating atoms by bombarding
Elected Fellow of Gonville and Caius College
Assistant Director of Research
in the Cavendish Laboratory
Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
In 1932, James Chadwick discovered a third type of subatomic particle, which he named the neutron
The Hughes Medal of the Royal Society in 1932
The Nobel Prize for Physics in 1935.
Sir James was knighted in 1945
He received the Copley Medal 1950
The Franklin Medal of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia 1951.
He is an Honorary Fellow
of the Institute of Physics
Many Honorary doctorate degrees from the Universities of Reading
He is also a member of several
James Chadwick particle, which he named the neutron
initially wanted to study
mathematics as an
undergraduate, but got in
the wrong registration line
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