Arthur Holly Compton

Arthur Holly Compton
noun
United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
Syn: ↑Compton, ↑Arthur Compton
Instance Hypernyms: ↑nuclear physicist

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  • Arthur Holly Compton — Arthur Holly Compton. Arthur Holly Compton (* 10. September 1892 in Wooster, Ohio; † 15. März 1962 in Berkeley, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arthur Holly Compton — Arthur Compton Pour les articles homonymes, voir Compton. Arthur Holly Compton. Arthur Holly Compton (né le 10 septembre 1892 à Wooster (Ohio) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Physiknobelpreis 1927: Arthur Holly Compton — Charles Thomson Rees Wilson —   Der Amerikaner wurde ausgezeichnet für die Entdeckung des nach ihm benannten Effekts, der Schotte für seine Methode, die Bahnen elektrisch geladener Teilchen durch Kondensation von Wasserdampf sichtbar zu mac …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Arthur H. Compton — Arthur Holly Compton. Arthur Holly Compton (* 10. September 1892 in Wooster; † 15. März 1962 in Berkeley) war ein US amerikanischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger. Leben Nach Abschluss der Schule besucht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arthur H. Compton — Arthur Compton Pour les articles homonymes, voir Compton. Arthur Holly Compton. Arthur Holly Compton (né le 10 septembre 1892 à Wooster (Ohio) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Compton,Arthur Holly — Compton, Arthur Holly. 1892 1962. American physicist. He shared a 1927 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the Compton effect. * * * …   Universalium

  • Compton, Arthur Holly — ▪ American physicist born Sept. 10, 1892, Wooster, Ohio, U.S. died March 15, 1962, Berkeley, Calif.       American physicist and joint winner, with C.T.R. Wilson (Wilson, C.T.R.) of England, of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1927 for his… …   Universalium

  • Compton , Arthur Holly — (1892–1962) American physicist Compton came from a distinguished intellectual family in Wooster, Ohio. His father, Elias, was a professor of philosophy at Wooster College while his brother, Karl, also a physicist, became president of the… …   Scientists

  • Compton, Arthur (Holly) — born Sept. 10, 1892, Wooster, Ohio, U.S. died March 15, 1962, Berkeley, Calif. U.S. physicist. He taught at the University of Chicago (1923–45) and later served as chancellor (1945–54) and professor (1953–61) at Washington University. He is best… …   Universalium

  • Compton, Arthur Holly — ► (1892 1962) Físico estadounidense. Fue premio Nobel de Física en 1927, compartido con Ch. T. R. Wilson por el descubrimiento del efecto Compton …   Enciclopedia Universal

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