Arthur Compton

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United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy

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Lawrence, Enrico Fermi, Arthur Compton, Vannevar Bush--were members of the Tuxedo Park team of the 1930s.
1942: Enrico Fermi and Arthur Compton set up world's first nuclear chain reaction.
In a well-known coded message, Fermi's boss, Arthur Compton, immediately rang James Conant, the president of Harvard and then head of the U.
Simultaneously with his new thoughts on freedom, Arthur Compton was also revisiting his belief in immortality, the subject of his second Terry Lecture at Yale and the final chapter in The Freedom of Man (1935).
Arthur Compton had always been a religious man, and some of his personal habits connected him with many conservative Protestants even if his increasingly liberal theological beliefs did not.
Arthur Compton, a retired 63-year-old who lives in Trent Road with his wife, Valerie, said his main concern would be the parking.
This was reflected in its motto, Scientia et religio ex uno fonte, science and religion come from a single source--a motto that Arthur Compton liked and attributed to Thomas Aquinas.