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Passed Away on April 21
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Edward Victor Appleton

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Edward Victor Appleton Edward Victor Appleton (1892-1965) was a British physicist, who worked at Cambridge under Ernest Rutherford from 1920.

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He proved the existence of the Kennelly-Heaviside layer in the atmosphere, and the Appleton layer beyond it (both important in radio communication), and was involved in the initial work on the atomic bomb.

Edward Victor Appleton have won a Nobel Prize in 1947.

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Edward Victor Appleton was a famous English physicist.

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Category: Scientists  - ( Scientists Archive)

Date Added: 03 October '11

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