Awards & Winners

Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett

Date of Birth 18-November-1897
Place of Birth Kensington
(Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England, Greater London, United Kingdom, London)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as P. M. S. Blackett
Profession Physicist, Politician, Scientist
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett OM CH FRS was an English experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagnetism. He also made a major contribution in World War II advising on military strategy and developing operational research. His left-wing views saw an outlet in third world development and in influencing policy in the Labour Government of the 1960s.

Awards by Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett

Check all the awards nominated and won by Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett.


Copley Medal
(In recognition of his outstanding studies of cosmic ray showers and heavy mesons and in the field of palaeomagnetism.)


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for his development of the Wilson cloud chamber method, and his discoveries therewith in the fields of nuclear physics and cosmic radiation)