John Cockcroft

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Sir John Cockcroft
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Born27 Mey 1897(1897-05-27)
Todmorden, Wast Yorkshire, Ingland
Died18 September 1967(1967-09-18) (aged 70)
Cambridge, Ingland
NaitionalityUnitit Kinrick
Alma materVictoria Varsity o Manchester
Manchester Municipal College o Technology
St. John's College, Cambridge
Kent forSplittin the atom
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsAtomic Energy Research Establishment
ThesisOn phenomena occurring in the condensation of molecular streams on surfaces (1928)
Academic advisorsErnest Rutherford

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, OM, KCB, CBE, FRS (27 Mey 1897 – 18 September 1967) wis a Breetish pheesicist wha shared the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1951 for splittin the atomic nucleus wi Ernest Walton, an wis instrumental in the development o nuclear pouer.