Purcell Edward Mills

Purcell Edward Mills (Taylorville, Illinois 1912-Cambridge,
Massachussets 1997)

American physicist and I reward Nobel for the physics in 1952 for his/her searches on the magnetic moments of the atoms.

Purcell got the desk of physics to the university de Harvard. It discovered the presence of the atoms of hydrogen in the interstellar space and it set a method for the propagation of the waves radioelettriche using the ownerships of the ionosphere. The discovery had important applications in the field of the radars.