C. F. Powell Biography
Birthday: December 5, 1903 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Tonbridge
Cecil Frank Powell was an English physicist who received Nobel Prize for Physics in 1950. He developed the photographic method of studying nuclear processes. He is also known for discovering the subatomic particle – pion (pi-meson). Coming from a family of gunsmiths, Powell had humble beginnings but that didn’t stop this young scientist from pursuing his dreams. He went on to study in some of the prestigious institutions on scholarships. The value Powell gave to learning and practical arts came from his childhood years. In his long and rewarding career, he had conducted several researches and was lauded for the same with several awards and honors.