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Lord Penney

* 1909 Gibraltar
+ 1991 East Hendred, Oxfordshire/UK


                Penney, William George Penney

William George Penney, Baron Penney, was an English mathematician and professor of mathematical physics
at the Imperial College London and later the rector of Imperial College.
He had a leading role in the development of Britain's nuclear programme,
a clandestine programme started in 1942 during World War II
which produced the first British atomic bomb in 1952.

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