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Ernest Walton

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Ernest Walton
Ernest Walton
Born6 October 1903
Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Ireland
Dee'd25 Juin 1995(1995-06-25) (aged 91)
Belfast, Northren Ireland
Kent forThe first disintegration o an atomic nucleus bi airtifeecially acceleratit protons ("splittin the atom")
AwairdsHughes Medal (1938)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1951)
Scientific career
InstitutionsTrinity College Dublin
Varsity o Cambridge
Methodist College Belfast
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Doctoral advisorErnest Rutherford

Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton (6 October 1903 – 25 Juin 1995) wis an Erse pheesicist an Nobel laureate for his wirk wi John Cockcroft wi "atom-smashin" experiments duin at Cambridge Varsity in the early 1930s, an sae acame the first person in history tae airtifeecially split the atom.