Kelvin, William Thomson, baron, 1824-1907

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Dates:
Birth 1824-06-26
Death 1907-12-17
GB
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1835-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617799

From the description of Papers, 1905-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830683

From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971911

British mathematician and physicist.

From the description of Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25-1896 Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270495340

Second son of James Thomson (1786-1849) F. R. S. 1821. Educated at Glasgow and St. Peter's College Cambridge. 2nd Wrangler and 1st Smith's Prizeman 1845. B. A. 1845, M. A. 1848

From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1851-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77974036

Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin of Largs) was a physicist and member of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1846-1879 [microfilm] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84131931

Physicist.

From the description of Kelvin collection, c [ca. 1874-ca. 1906] [microform]. : correspondence, papers and notebooks relating to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [ca. 1874-ca. 1906] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 239837925

Lord William Thomson Kelvin was a distinguished, British mathematican and physicist.

He was a professor at the University of Glasgow, 1846-1899. In 1884, he presented a series of lectures on molecular dynamics and the wave theory of light at The Johns Hopkins University.

From the description of William Thomson Kelvin collection, 1878-1905. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49301562

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