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1 Titterton, Ernest William
Date Range: 1916 - 1990

Ernest William Titterton was a nuclear physicist, appointed Foundation Professor of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physical Sciences, Australian National University.

After studying under Mark Oliphant at Birmingham University, Ernest Titterton made important contributions to the war effort in the development of radar and the atomic bomb. One of only two British scientists to be retained by the US atomic project at war's end, he later worked at the UK Atomic Energy Research Establishment before joining Oliphant at the recently established ANU. Titterton remained an outspoken advocate of the use of nuclear energy throughout his career.

Published by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre on AustehcWeb, April 2004
With support from Western Mining Corporation, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Inc., CRA Limited, Energy Resources of Australia and PNC Exploration (Australia) Pty Ltd
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Updated 13 November 2007

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