Clinton Davisson

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Birth Day: October 22, 1881
Birth Place: Bloomington, IL

Clinton Davisson

Clinton Davisson was born on October 22, 1881 in Bloomington, IL. American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Electron Diffraction.
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As per our current Database, Clinton Davisson has been died on Feb 1, 1958 (age 76).

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When Clinton Davisson die, Clinton Davisson was 76 years old.

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Occupation Physicist
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born October 22, 1881 (Bloomington, IL)
Birthday October 22
Town/City Bloomington, IL
Nationality IL

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Clinton Davisson’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

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American Physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Electron Diffraction.

Before Fame

After completing his undergraduate education he taught at Princeton, at the same time woking on his doctoral thesis there.


In 1919 he took up working with the electrons in researching the theory that they exist both in wave form and in particles, one of the fundamental assumptions of quantum mechanics.

Family Life

He was born in Bloomington, Illinois, and his father Joseph Davisson was a descendant of early Dutch and French settlers of Virginia and a veteran of the Union army in the Civil War.

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His research pioneered the early science of quantum mechanics, and Erwin Schrodinger's famous cat paradigm brought into popular consciousness.

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