Born on 6th of September 1892
Died on 21st of April 1965
Born 1892. Died 1965 - English physicist and Nobel Prize winner.
An English physicist at Cambridge and then Edinburgh University, he won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1947 for his contribution towards exploring the ionosphere. He revealed a new layer of electrically charged particles in the upper atmosphere – the Appleton Layer. Fundamental to wireless communication and radar.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to Edward Appleton?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
2968 views since 12th February 2007