James Chadwick (1891-1974) was a British physicist.
In 1932, be discovered the particle in an atomic nucleus which became known as the neutron because it has no electric charge. He was awarded a Nobel prize in 1935, and in 1940 was one of the British scientists reporting on the atomic bomb.
Chadwick studied at Cambridge under Rutherford. He was Lyon Jones professor of physics at Liverpool 1935-1948, and master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1948-1959.
Why is James Chadwick famous?
James Chadwick was an English Nobel laureate in physics awarded for his discovery of the neutron.