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Bourdillon, Thomas Duncan (1924–1956), mountaineer and physicist

Audrey Salkeld.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Physics. 782 words.

Bourdillon, Thomas Duncan (1924–1956), mountaineer and physicist, was born at 24 Norland Square, North Kensington, London, on 16 March 1924, the elder son of Robert Benedict Bourdillon...

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Tyndall, John (1820–1893), physicist and mountaineer

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Physics. 4705 words.

Tyndall, John (1820–1893), physicist and mountaineer, was born on 2 August 1820 at Leighlinbridge, co. Carlow, Ireland, the son of John Tyndall (1792–1847), shoemaker, constable, and...

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