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William Bragg
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Born in Wigton, Cumbria
Born on 2nd of July 1862
Died on 10th of March 1942

Born 1862. Died 1942 - Physicist and Nobel Prize winner.


Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. With his son determined the atomic structure of crystals from their X-ray diffraction patterns. Won joint Nobel Prize with his son. During WWI directed research on submarine detection for the Admiralty. Knighted in 1920 and elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1907.

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