James Chadwick Biography

James Chadwick

Title Desricption
Date of Birth 20 October 1891
Birth Place Bollington, United Kingdom
Famous As Discovery of the neutron; MAUD Committee Report; Manhattan
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics, Copley Medal, Hughes Medal, Franklin Medal, IET Faraday Medal
Died 24 July 1974, Cambridge, United Kingdom

In Short

Sir James Chadwick, CH, FRS was a British physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932. In 1941, he wrote the final draft of the MAUD Report, which inspired the U.S. government to begin serious atomic bomb research efforts.

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