Sir George Thomson
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Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Born on 3rd of May 1892
Died on 10th of September 1975

Born 1892. Died 1975 - English physicist and Nobel Prize winner.

Served in the Royal Flying Corps during WWI. Professor of Physics at Aberdeen University. Shared Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery of electron diffraction by crystals. Advised on making a superbomb during WWII, after war supported peaceful exploration of nuclear power. Elected FRS in 1930, knighted in 1943.

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