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James R., U.S. gynecologist, 1844-1905. See: Chadwick sign.
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Sir James Chadwick won the Nobel Prize in 1935 for discovering the neutron while Sir Joseph Rotblat was awarded it in 1995 for his work with a group of scientists determined to get rid of nuclear weapons.
Just as well, because the current heads of department have a heck of a reputation to live up to, being able to boast three Nobel Prize for Physics winners among its former staff: Charles Glover Barkla, Sir James Chadwick and Prof Sir Joseph Rotblat.
Invited by Prof Sir James Chadwick to join his atomic physics team at the University of Liverpool, he gained his PhD there in 1939.