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Kelvin, Lord (1824–1907)

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
Kelvin, Lord (1824–1907)

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born in Ireland. He originated the *thermodynamic temperature scale, and considered the consequences of energy dissipation in the Universe.

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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