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Arthur Compton

Arthur Compton, 1927

Arthur Holly Compton (September 10, 1892March 15, 1962) was an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery of the Compton effect.


  • The benefits of science are not only material ones. The truths that science teaches are of common interest the world over. The language of science is universal, and is a powerful force in bringing the peoples of the world closer together.

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