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Sir J. J. Thomson

1856 - 1940

Joseph John "J. J." Thomson discovered the electron, for which he won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics. He invented the cathode ray tube and the mass spectrometer. He found the first evidence of nuclear isotopes, distinguishing Neon 20 from Neon 22.

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