Ernest Walton

Mathematicians & Scientists

photo credit: Nobel Prize.org Ernest Walton (1903–1995) was born in Waterford. Prof. Walton’s first researches involved theoretical and experimental studies in hydrodynamics and, at the Cavendish Laboratory, he worked on indirect methods for producing fast particles, working on the linear accelerator and on what was later to become known as the betatron. He followed this […]