Appleton, Sir Edward Victor

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Appleton, Sir Edward Victor,

1892–1965, English physicist, grad. St. John's College, Cambridge. After returning from active service in World War I, he became assistant demonstrator in experimental physics at the Cavendish Laboratory in 1920. He was professor of physics at the Univ. of London (1924–36) and professor of natural philosophy at Cambridge (1936–39). From 1939 to 1949 he was secretary of the Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research. Knighted in 1941, he received the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to the knowledge of the ionosphere, which led to the development of radar.
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To some extent the swing to bolder colors reflects the mood of Europeans at the moment," said Edward Appleton, European market research manager at Rohm and Haas' Paint Quality Institute.
What we are seeing in other countries like France and in Germany is a similar change in attitude as has happened in the UK," said Edward Appleton, market research manager for UK, France and German at Rohm and Haas' Paint Quality Institute (PQI).
We are seeing enthusiasm, interest and knowledge amongst female DIYers," said paint consultant Edward Appleton.
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