Edward Victor Appleton

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Sir Edward Appleton
BornEdward Victor Appleton
6 September 1892(1892-09-06)
Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, Ingland, UK
Dee'd21 Apryle 1965(1965-04-21) (aged 72)
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Alma materBradford College
St John's College, Cambridge
Kent forIonospheric Pheesics[1][2]
Appleton layer
Demonstrating existence of Kennelly–Heaviside layer
AwairdsNobel Prize in Pheesics (1947)
Fellae o the Ryal Society (1927)[3]
Hughes Medal (1933)
Faraday Medal (1946)
Chree Medal (1947)
Ryal Medal (1950)
Albert Medal (1950)
IEEE Medal o Honour (1962)
Scientific career
InstitutionsKing's College London
Varsity o Cambridge
Varsity o Edinburgh
Cavendish Laboratory
Academic advisorsJ. J. Thomson
Ernest Rutherford
Notable studentsJ. A. Ratcliffe
Charles Oatley

Sir Edward Victor Appleton GBE KCB FRS[3] (6 September 1892 – 21 Aprile 1965) wis an Inglis pheesicist.[4][5] Nobel Prize winner an pioneer in radio pheesics. He studied, an wis an aa employed as a Lab Technician, at Bradford Technical College frae 1909 tae 1911.

He wan the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1947 for his seminal wirk provin the exeestence o the ionosphere during experiments carried oot in 1924.

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  1. Appleton, E. V. (1946). "Two Anomalies in the Ionosphere". Nature. 157 (3995): 691. Bibcode:1946Natur.157..691A. doi:10.1038/157691a0.
  2. Appleton, EV (1932). "Wireless Studies of the Ionosphere". J. Inst. Elec. Engrs. doi:10.1049/jiee-1.1932.0144.
  3. a b Ratcliffe, J. A. (1966). "Edward Victor Appleton 1892–1965". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 12: 1–19. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1966.0001.
  4. "Sir Edward Appleton (1892–1965)".
  5. "Sir Edward Appleton". Physics Today. 18 (9): 113. 1965. doi:10.1063/1.3047706.