Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett (1897-1974)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0253]

Creator: British Information Services

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: May 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0253

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Summary

Physicist Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett (1897-1974) taught at Manchester University, and received the Nobel Prize in 1948 for his work on cosmic radiation, and his use of cloud chambers to study nuclear reactions.

Subject

  • Blackett, P. M. S (Patrick Maynard Stuart) Baron Blackett 1897-1974
  • University of Manchester

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0253

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

May 1948

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Topic

  • Nobel Prizes
  • Cloud chamber
  • Cosmic rays
  • Paleomagnetism
  • Physics

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0253]

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