Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889

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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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creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Papers, 1840-1885. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Clifton, Robert Bellamy, 1836-1921. Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1871-1917. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Joule notes. [microform]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889,. Autograph letters signed from James P. Joule, Edinburgh and Manchester, to various recipients [manuscript], 1859-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Papers, 1844-1848. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf [James Prescott Joule, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Joule, James Prescott, 1818-1889. Papers, 1841-1887. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Selected papers [microform], 1805-1861. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Crum, Mr., d. 1861 person
correspondedWith Crum, Mrs., fl. 1859 person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. person
correspondedWith Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907 person
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associatedWith Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron, 1818-1898. person
associatedWith Séguin, Marc, 1786-1875. person
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Atomic volume--Research
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Specific gravity--Research
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Birth 1818-12-25

Death 1889-10-11

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