Ernest Lawrence

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Ernest Lawrence
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Lawrence in 1939
BornErnest Orlando Lawrence
8 August 1901(1901-08-08)
Canton, Sooth Dakota, Unitit States
Died27 August 1958(1958-08-27) (aged 57)
Palo Alto, Californie, Unitit States
ResidenceBerkeley, Californie
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materVarsity o Sooth Dakota, B.A.
Varsity o Minnesota, M.A.
Yale Varsity, Ph.D.
Kent forInvention o the cyclotron
Manhattan Project
Hauf-marrae(s)Mary K. "Molly" (Blumer) Lawrence (1910–2003)
(m. 1932–1958, his daith)
Childer2 sons, 4 dauchters
AwairdsHughes Medal (1937)
Elliott Cresson Medal (1937)
Comstock Prize in Pheesics (1938)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1939)
Duddell Medal an Prize (1940)
Holley Medal (1942)
Medal for Merit (1946)
Officer de la Legion d'Honneur (1948)
William Procter Prize (1951)
Faraday Medal (1952)
Enrico Fermi Awaird (1957)
Sylvanus Thayer Awaird (1958)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsVarsity o Californie
Yale Varsity
ThesisThe Photoelectric Effect in Potassium Vapor as a Function o the Frequency o the Licht (1924)
Doctoral advisorWilliam F.G. Swann
Doctoral studentsEdwin McMillan
Chien-Shiung Wu
Milton S. Livingston
Kenneth Ross MacKenzie
John Reginald Richardson
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Ernest Orlando Lawrence (August 8, 1901 – August 27, 1958) wis a pioneerin American nuclear scientist an winner o the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1939 for his invention o the cyclotron.