Maurice Wilkins bio

Birth Name: Maurice Wilkins

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: New Zealand

Date Of Birth: December 15, 1916

Date Of Death: October 5, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: New Zealander

Maurice Wilkins was born on the 15th of December, 1916. He was famous for being a Physicist. English physicist and biologist who conducted research that contributed to a better scientific understanding of phenomena such as isotope separation, optical microscopy, and X-ray diffraction.

Maurice Wilkins was born in New Zealand. He developed improved radar screens in Birmingham during World War II after studying physics at St. John’s College, Cambridge in 1935. He received the American Public Health Association’s Albert Lasker Award in 1960 and was made Commander of the British Empire in 1962.

Maurice Wilkins was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Maurice Wilkins is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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Maurice Wilkins was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Maurice Wilkins
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Maurice Wilkins was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Maurice Wilkins was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Maurice Wilkins had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Maurice Wilkins’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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