Robert Watson-Watt

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Sir Robert Watson-Watt
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Born Robert Alexander Watson
13 Apryle 1892
Brechin, Angus, Scotland, UK
Died 5 December 1973 (aged 81)
Innerness, Scotland, UK
Kent for Radar
Awairds

Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt,[lower-alpha 1] KCB, FRS, FRAeS (13 Apryle 1892 – 5 December 1973) wis a Scots pioneer o radio direction findin an radar technology.[2]

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  1. Oreeginally just "Watt", he addit the "Watson-" in 1942.

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  1. Ratcliffe, J. A. (1975). "Robert Alexander Watson-Watt 13 April 1892 -- 5 December 1973". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 21: 548–526. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1975.0018. 
  2. "Making waves: Robert Watson-Watt, the pioneer of radar". BBC. 16 February 2017.