Ernest Lawrence

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Ernest Lawrence
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Lawrence in 1939
Born Ernest Orlando Lawrence
8 August 1901(1901-08-08)
Canton, Sooth Dakota, Unitit States
Died August 27, 1958(1958-08-27) (aged 57)
Palo Alto, Californie, Unitit States
Residence Berkeley, Californie
Naitionality American
Alma mater Varsity o Sooth Dakota, B.A.
Varsity o Minnesota, M.A.
Yale Varsity, Ph.D.
Kent for Invention o the cyclotron
Manhattan Project
Hauf-marrae(s) Mary K. "Molly" (Blumer) Lawrence (1910–2003)
(m. 1932–1958, his daith)
Childer 2 sons, 4 dauchters
Awairds Hughes 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
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Varsity o Californie
Yale Varsity
Thesis The Photoelectric Effect in Potassium Vapor as a Function o the Frequency o the Licht (1924)
Doctoral advisor William F.G. Swann
Doctoral students Edwin 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.