arthur compton meaning

  "arthur compton" in a sentence
  • Noun: Arthur Compton
    1. United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
      - Compton, Arthur Holly Compton

    Type of: nuclear physicist

    Encyclopedia: Arthur Compton


    More:   Next
  1. 1942 the world ? s first nuclear chain reaction took place at the university of chicago, under physicists enrico fermi and arthur compton
  2. The director of the Metallurgical Laboratory, Arthur Compton, supported the idea.
  3. The Association's activity was welcomed by scientists like Robert Millikan and Arthur Compton.
  4. Captain Alwyne Arthur Compton Farquharson of Invercauld was by Lyon Court in 1949 confirmed MacFionnlaidh.
  5. Initially, they were all Nobel laureates : Ernest Lawrence, Arthur Compton and Harold Urey.

Related Words

  1. arthrosporic meaning
  2. arthrosporous meaning
  3. arthrotomy meaning
  4. arthur meaning
  5. arthur ashe meaning
  6. arthur conan doyle meaning
  7. arthur edwin kennelly meaning
  8. arthur evans meaning
  9. arthur fiedler meaning
  10. arthur garfield hays meaning
PC Version