Blackett
biographical name Patrick Maynard Stuart 1897-1974 British physicist

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  • Blackett — or Blacket is a surname of English derivation. Blackett is an English surname that is found throughout the British Isles and the English speaking world. The name is a corruption of Black Head, and in early times had various spellings as Blakehed …   Wikipedia

  • Blackett —   [ blækɪt], Patrick Maynard Stuart Baron Blackett of Chelsea [ əv tʃelsɪː] (seit 1969), britischer Physiker, * London 18. 11. 1897, ✝ ebenda 13. 7. 1974; Professor in Manchester (1937 53) und London; bedeutende Arbeiten zur Kernphysik, über die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Blackett — Christopher, Eigentümer der Kohlengruben in Wylam bei New Castle on Tyne, hat Anspruch, unter den Männern genannt zu werden, deren Arbeiten die Entstehung der Lokomotive zu danken ist. Er war es, der durch praktische Versuche auf seiner… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • Blackett — Patrick Maynard Stuart …   Scientists

  • Blackett — Blackett, Patrick …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Blackett — [blak′it] Baron P(atrick) M(aynard) S(tuart) 1897 1974; Eng. nuclear physicist …   English World dictionary

  • Blackett — Patrick Blackett (ca. 1950) Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett, OM, CH (* 18. November 1897 in London, England; † 13. Juli 1974 in London) war ein englischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blackett — This interesting and unusual name has two possible origins, the first of which is a diminutive form of one of the earliest nickname surnames, Black , given to someone with very dark hair or a swarthy complexion. In some cases the original… …   Surnames reference

  • Blackett — /blak it/, n. Patrick Maynard Stuart, 1897 1974, English physicist: Nobel prize 1948. * * * …   Universalium

  • Blackett — Black•ett [[t]ˈblæk ɪt[/t]] n. big Patrick Maynard Stuart, 1897–1974, English physicist …   From formal English to slang

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