Samuel King Allison

Physicist, Academic

1900 – 1965

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Who was Samuel King Allison?

Samuel King Allison was an American physicist, most notable for his role in the Manhattan Projectwhere among other things he read the countdown for the detonation of the "Trinity" test — and his postwar work in the "scientists' movement".

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Born
Nov 13, 1900
Chicago
Also known as
  • Samuel K. Allison
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Chicago
    Chemistry
    (1920 - 1923)
Lived in
  • Illinois
    (1946 - 1965/09/15)
Died
Sep 15, 1965
Culham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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