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Arthur Holly Compton

 *  1892 Wooster/Ohio
+ 1962 Berkeley/California


                Holly Compton

Arthur Holly Compton was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1927
for his 1923 discovery of the Compton effect, which demonstrated the particle nature of electromagnetic radiation.
it was a sensational discovery at the time.

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