John Cockcroft
#1139 Overall Influence

John Cockcroft

British physicist

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Why is this person notable and influential?

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, was a British physicist who shared with Ernest Walton the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1951 for splitting the atomic nucleus, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power.

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University of Manchester
University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

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Victoria University of Manchester
Victoria University of Manchester

British university

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Australian National University
Australian National University

National research university in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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#82 World Rank
Physics