Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton (6 October 1903 – 25 Juin 1995) wis an Erse pheesicist an Nobel laureate for his wirk wi John Cockcroft wi "atom-smashin" experiments duin at Cambridge Varsity in the early 1930s, an sae acame the first person in history tae airtifeecially split the atom.

Ernest Walton
Ernest Walton
Born6 October 1903
Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Ireland
Dee'd25 Juin 1995(1995-06-25) (aged 91)
Belfast, Northren Ireland
Kent forThe first disintegration o an atomic nucleus bi airtifeecially acceleratit protons ("splittin the atom")
AwairdsHughes Medal (1938)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1951)
Scientific career
InstitutionsTrinity College Dublin
Varsity o Cambridge
Methodist College Belfast
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Doctoral advisorErnest Rutherford