Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-11-18
Death 1974-07-13
GB
English

Biographical notes:

M. A. (Cantab.) Fellow of King's College Cambridge. University lecturer in physics, Cambridge. Served with the Royal Navy, 1914-1919. Professor of Physics, Birkbeck College, University of London. Professor of Physics, University of Manchester. F. R. S. 1933. Langworthy Professor of Physics at Manchester University (1937). Air Defense Committee (1936) Head of the Physics Department at Imperial College, London (1953-1965); Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Fellow, 1965-1974. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1948 for his work on particle disintegration and cosmic rays. He was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1967 and received a Life Peerage in 1969.

From the description of Papers and correspondence of Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett of Chelsea, 1911-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306432

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear energy
  • Nuclear energy--International cooperation
  • Science--History
  • Nuclear physics
  • Science and civilization--History
  • Cosmic rays
  • Astrophysics
  • Atomic bomb
  • World War, 1939-1945--Records and correspondence
  • Quantum theory
  • Science
  • Atomic theory
  • Physics
  • Technology--History
  • Magnetism
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • Developing countries (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)