John Cockcroft

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, OM, KCB, CBE, FRS (27 Mey 1897 – 18 September 1967) wis a Breetish pheesicist wha shared the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1951 for splittin the atomic nucleus wi Ernest Walton, an wis instrumental in the development o nuclear pouer.

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Sir John Cockcroft
Born27 Mey 1897(1897-05-27)
Todmorden, Wast Yorkshire, Ingland
Died18 September 1967(1967-09-18) (aged 70)
Cambridge, Ingland
NaitionalityUnitit Kinrick
Alma materVictoria Varsity o Manchester
Manchester Municipal College o Technology
St. John's College, Cambridge
Kent forSplittin the atom
Scientific career
InstitutionsAtomic Energy Research Establishment
ThesisOn phenomena occurring in the condensation of molecular streams on surfaces (1928)
Academic advisorsErnest Rutherford