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Author H. Compton Ph.D.

Author H. Compton Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927
Co-nobelist C.T.R. Wilson

Biography

A biographical memoir by Samuel K. Allison, National Academy of Sciences bio 20 pages, 32 pages total.

Compton
Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: Arthur Holly Compton
Birth: 10 September 1892, Wooster, OH, USA
Death: 15 March 1962, Berkeley, CA, USA
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Award: "for his discovery of the effect named after him"
Subject: atomic physics
Portion of Cash: 1/2
Biography