Bragg, William Lawrence, sir, 1890-1971

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1890-03-31
Death 1971-07-01
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On physics faculty at the University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1954-1966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (1915).

From the description of Selected reprints, 1920-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78933069

Sir William Lawrence Bragg. Education: St. Peter's College (Austrailia); B.S., Mathematics, Adelaide University (1908); Natural Sciences, Trinity College, Cambridge (1912). Professional experience: Fellow and Lecturer, Trinity College (1914); Professor of Physics, Manchester University (1919-1937); Director of the National Physical Laboratory (1937-1938); Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge (1938-1953). Research interests: x-ray physics.

From the description of Oral History interview with Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1969 June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305709

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1954-1966); and Nobel Prize for Physics (1915).

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83659646

From the description of History of Sound Ranging, 1914-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78491342

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1953-1966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (1915).

From the description of Miscellaneous correspondence. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82394895

Physicist. Born and educated in Adelaide, Australia and then moved to England where he was professor of Physics, Victoria University, Manchester 1919-1937, at Cambridge 1938-1954 and Director, 1954-1966 of the Royal Institution. He shared the Nobel Prize in 1915 with his father, William Henry Bragg.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006185

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (l9l9-l937), and Cambridge University (l938-l953); director of Royal Institution, London (l953-l966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (l9l5).

From the description of History of protein analysis [sound recording] / delivered at the American Crystallographic Association meeting, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82331275

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester, 1919-1937, and Cambridge University, 1938-1953; director of Royal Institution, London, 1953-1966; Nobel prize for Physics, 1915.

From the description of Letters to Gerald Willis Fox concerning the reflective ability of quartz and other matters of the structure and properties of crystals, 1931-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81756868

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Subjects:

  • X-rays--Scattering
  • Bombing and gunnery ranges--History
  • Crystallography
  • X-ray crystallography
  • Crystal
  • Ballistics
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Proteins--Analysis
  • World War, 1914-1918--Science
  • Range-finding
  • Nobel prizes
  • Solid state physics

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)