Person: Rayleigh), John William Strutt (Lord


Lord Raleigh (John Strutt) was an English scientist who worked on the theory of waves. He became the Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge and was awarded the Nobel prize for the discovery of the gas Argon.

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Born 12 November 1842, Langford Grove (near Maldon), Essex, England. Died 30 June 1919, Terling Place, Witham, Essex, England.

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Origin England, Prize Nobel, Physics

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive