Appleton, Edward Victor, sir, 1892-1965

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Miscellaneous correspondence. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84429983

Atmospheric physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. Educated at Cambridge University. Cavendish Laboratory (1919-1924); Wheatstone Professor of Physics at King's College, London (1924-1936); headied an expedition to Tromsö in northern Norway as part of the program of observations scheduled for the Second International Polar Year (1932). President of the International Union of Scientific Radio (1934-1952). Jacksonian Chair of Natural Philosophy at Cambridge (1936). Committee for the Scientific Survey of Air Defense (1936). Secretary to the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (1938-1948). Principal of Edinburgh University (1948-1965). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1947 for his investigations into the ionosphere.

From the description of Papers and correspondence of Sir Edward Victor Appleton, ca. 1918-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306398

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referencedIn Haupt, Herman, 1817-1905. Herman Haupt papers, 1800-1984 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Royal Greenwich Observatory. Richard van der Riet Woolley Papers, 1947-1975. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Douglas Rayner Hartree, 1897-1958, 1932-1950 Christ's College Library, University of Cambridge
referencedIn Shenstone, Allen Goodrich, 1893-. Autobiography, 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lovell, Bernard, Sir, 1913-. Oral history interview with Sir Bernard Lovell, 1971 July 6. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Royal Greenwich Observatory. Harold Spencer Jones Papers, 1920-1968. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Haupt, Herman, 1817-1905. Herman Haupt papers, 1800-1984 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Appleton, Edward Victor, Sir, 1892-1965. Papers and correspondence of Sir Edward Victor Appleton, ca. 1918-1973. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Boulder Daily Camera. National Bureau of Standards (Boulder, Colo.): general clippings, etc. 1956-1959. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf Appleton, Edward Victor, Sir, 1892-1965. Miscellaneous correspondence. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Appleton, Edward. [Edward, Appleton : Australian and New Zealand Art Files]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Stoner, Edmund Clifton, 1899-1968. Papers and correspondence of Edmund Clifton Stoner, 1909-1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Lovell, Bernard, Sir, 1913- person
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associatedWith Pol, Balthasar van der, 1889-1959. person
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Scotland
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Atmosphere, Upper--Observations
Universities and colleges--Administration
Oscillations
Atmospheric physics
Nonlinear oscillations
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Physicists--Scotland
Physicists
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Birth 1892-09-06

Death 1965-04-21

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