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Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892-1975 (knight, physicist)



  • Existence: 1892-1975. - 1975

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Typescript copy of unpublished autobiography of Sir George Paget Thomson.

Identifier: Acc.14524
Scope and Contents Autobiographical memoir written for private circulation, covering Sir George Thomson's childhood; education; experiences and military and scientific postings during the First and Second World Wars; research and work on electron diffraction; role as the Scientific Adviser to the British Delegation to the Atomic Energy Commission of the United Nations, 1946-47; professional appointments and publications; leisure international visits and holidays after 1945; and the life and work of his father,...
Dates: 1966.