Appleton
Appleton
Sir Edward Victor Appleton FRS
(1892-1965)

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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