Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889

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Dates:
Birth 1818-12-25
Death 1889-10-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1844-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79182115

From the description of Papers, 1841-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78457492

Studied under John Dalton (F. R. S. 1821) and in 1842 was elected to the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. President, 1860. Joule determined by two methods the physical constant known as Joule's equivalent or 'J' (1840) and he was the experimental founder of the doctrine of the conservation of energy. F. R. S., 1850. Royal Medal, 1852. Copley Medal, 1870.

From the description of Papers, 1840-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78280534

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  • Atomic volume--Research
  • Physics
  • Science publishing
  • Specific gravity--Research

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