In praise of Lord Kelvin: the youngest (10) and oldest (75) student of Glasgow University

Lord Kelvin — who died 100 years ago today — was a successful inventor,
a wealthy businessman and perhaps the most important physicist of the
19th century. David Saxon explains how Kelvin played key roles in
everything from thermodynamics and electric lighting to transatlantic
telecommunication and the age of the Sun.

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In praise of Lord Kelvin – physicsworld.com

In praise of Lord Kelvin
Inventor, businessman and physicist
Inventor, businessman and physicist

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