C. F. Powell

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C. F. Powell
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BornCecil Frank Powell
5 December 1903(1903-12-05)
Tonbridge, Kent, Ingland,
Unitit Kinrick
Dee'd9 August 1969(1969-08-09) (aged 65)
Valsassina, Italy
Alma materVarsity o Cambridge
Kent forPhotographic method
Discovery o the pion
AwairdsNobel Prize in Pheesics (1950)
Hughes Medal (1949)
Fellae o the Ryal Society (1949)[1]
Ryal Medal (1961)
Lomonosov Gowd Medal (1967)
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Cambridge
Varsity o Bristol
Doctoral advisorC. T. R. Wilson
Ernest Rutherford

Cecil Frank Powell, FRS[1] (5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969) wis an Inglis pheesicist, an Nobel Prize in Pheesics laureate for his development o the photographic method o studyin nuclear processes an for the resultin discovery o the pion (pi-meson), a subatomic pairticle.[2]

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  1. a b Frank, F. C.; Perkins, D. H. (1971). "Cecil Frank Powell 1903-1969". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 17: 541. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1971.0021.
  2. Camerini, U. (1969). "Cecil Powell, Cosmic-Ray Physicist, Dies in Italy". Physics Today. 22 (11): 107. Bibcode:1969PhT....22k.107C. doi:10.1063/1.3035243.