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Kelvin, Lord (1824–1907)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Physics

Eighth edition

Published in print March 2019 | ISBN: 9780198821472
Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191860805
Kelvin, Lord (1824–1907)

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born in Belfast, who became professor of natural philosophy at Glasgow University in 1846. He carried out important experimental and theoretical work on electromagnetism, inventing the mirror ...

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Subjects: Physics

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