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Broun, John Allanlocked

  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Broun, John Allan (1817–1879), physicist and meteorologist, was born on 21 September 1817 at Dumfries, where his father kept a school for boys destined for the navy. He entered Edinburgh University in 1837, about the time of his father's death. There his enthusiasm for physical science led to his friendship with ...

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