THE sudden death of Dr. J. E. R. Constable on February 3 came as a great shock to his friends. Dr. Constable, who was only thirty-two years old, was a senior scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge, and obtained first class in both Parts I and II of the Natural Sciences Tripos. Thereafter, he spent three years as a research student at the Cavendish Laboratory, mainly devoting himself to the application of electrical methods of detecting single particles, in the study of the artificial disintegration of the elements, work necessitating much patience and sound judgment. This investigation brought him his Ph.D.
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KAYE, G. Dr. J. E. R. Constable. Nature 143, 292 (1939). https://doi.org/10.1038/143292a0