Cockcroft
biographical name Sir John Douglas 1897-1967 British physicist

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  • Cockcroft — may refer to: Sir John Douglas Cockcroft (1897–1967), British nuclear physicist Colin Cockcroft (1918–1987), South African military commander Barry Cockcroft (1933–2001), British television documentary director Barry Cockcroft (dentist), Chief… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockcroft —   [ kəʊkrɔft], Sir (seit 1948) John Douglas, britischer Physiker, * Todmorden (bei Rochdale) 27. 5. 1897, ✝ Cambridge 18. 9. 1967; war 1939 46 Professor in Cambridge, daneben Leiter der Forschungsabteilung für Luftverteidigung (1941 44), dann der …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cockcroft — Sir John Douglas …   Scientists

  • Cockcroft — Cockcroft, sir John Douglas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cockcroft — (sir John Douglas) (1897 1967) physicien anglais. Il bombarda pour la première fois (1932) des noyaux atomiques à l aide de particules accélérées afin d obtenir des transmutations. P. Nobel 1951 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cockcroft — [käk′krôft΄] Sir John Douglas 1897 1967; Eng. nuclear physicist …   English World dictionary

  • Cockcroft — John Cockcroft Sir John Douglas Cockcroft (* 27. Mai 1897 in Todmorden, England; † 18. September 1967 in Cambridge) war ein englischer Atomphysiker und Nobelpreisträger. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cockcroft — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Astronomie 3 Physi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cockcroft — noun British physicist who (with Ernest Walton in 1931) first split an atom (1897 1967) • Syn: ↑Sir John Cockcroft, ↑Sir John Douglas Cockcroft • Instance Hypernyms: ↑nuclear physicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cockcroft — This interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and can be either a locational surname from some lost place, or a topographical name for someone who lived by a cock croft , an enclosure where poultry was raised. The name derives from the Old… …   Surnames reference

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