The cosmos of Arthur Holly Compton. by Arthur Holly Compton

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StatementEdited by Marjorie Johnston, with an introd. by Vannevar Bush.
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LC ClassificationsQ171 .C7617
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Paginationxx, 468, xv p.
Number of Pages468
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Open LibraryOL5982222M
LC Control Number66011343

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He returned to Washington Univ. where he was chancellor (–53) and professor (from ). For his discovery of the Compton effect he shared with C. Wilson the Nobel Prize in Physics. In addition to his work on X rays he made valuable studies of cosmic rays. Arthur Compton to A.J. McCartney, 18 MarACP Szilard to Lawrence, 3 AprLP Gertrud W.

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Louis (–23), and professor of physics at the Univ. of Chicago (–45), where he helped to develop the atomic bomb. Arthur Holly Compton (n. 10 septembrieWooster[*], Ohio, SUA – d. 15 martieBerkeley, California, SUA) a fost un fizician american, laureat al Premiului Nobel pentru Fizică () pentru descoperirea efectului care îi poartă numele, și care demonstrează natura de particulă a radiației vremea aceea, a fost o descoperire senzațională: natura de undă a.

Compton, Arthur Holly (r, Ohio, 10 September ; ey, California, 15 March ), physics. Arthur Holly Compton, who shared the Nobel Prize in physics in for his discovery of the effect that bears his name, was a son of a professor of philosophy and dean of the College of Wooster.

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Arthur Holly Compton (Septem – Ma ) was an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery of the Compton effect.

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