Sir Edward Victor Appleton FRS

Died aged c. 73

Sir Edward Victor Appleton GBE KCB FRS (6 September 1892 – 21 April 1965) was an English physicist. Nobel Prize winnerand pioneer in radio physics, Sir Edward Appleton, studied and was also employed as a Lab Technician at Bradford Technical College from 1909 to 1911. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947 for his seminal work proving the existence of the ionosphere during experiments carried out in 1924.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Photo of Edward Victor Appleton blue plaque
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Photo of Edward Victor Appleton blue plaque
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Sir Edward Appleton Nobel Laureate 1892-1965 Pioneer of radio and space science discoverer of the ionosphere studied here 1911-1913

the Old Building of the Bradford and Ilkley Community College, Bradford, United Kingdom where he lived

Professor Sir Edward Victor Appleton King's College London Nobel Laureate ionospheric radio 1924

King's College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS, London, United Kingdom where he taught