Walton Ernest Thomas Sinton

Wal·ton

 (wôl′tən), Ernest Thomas Sinton 1903-1995.
Irish physicist who with Sir John Cockcroft succeeded in splitting atomic nuclei by bombarding them with protons. The two men shared a 1951 Nobel Prize for this work.

Wal·ton

(wôl′tən), Ernest Thomas Sinton 1903-1995.
Irish physicist who developed the particle accelerator with John Cockcroft. Their experiments with it led to the first successful splitting of an atom, in 1932.