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Cecil Powell
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Born in Tonbridge, Kent
Born on 5th of December 1903
Died on 9th of August 1969

Born 1903. Died 1969 - English physicist and Nobel Prize winner.

Educated at Cambridge. Awarded Nobel Prize for physics in 1950 for his work on the development of nuclear emulsions and the discovery of the charged pion. Part of the movement to make scientists aware of their social responsibilities.

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