Person: Walton, Ernest


Ernest Walton was an Irish physicist who won a Nobel Prize for his work on particle accelerators. He was a founder member of the Trinity College Dublin Mathematical Society.

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Born 6 October 1903, Abbeyside, County Waterford, Ireland. Died 25 June 1995, Belfast, Ireland.

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive