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date: 20 June 2019

Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees 

A Dictionary of Scientists
 Market House Books Market House Books

(1869–1959) British physicistCharles Wilson was the son of a sheep farmer from Glencorse in Scotland, but his father died when he was four and Charles and his mother moved to Manchester. He was educated there and started to specialize in biology but moved to Cambridge University to study physics. There he started work with ... ...

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