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Thomson, William, Baron Kelvinlocked

(1824–1907)
  • Crosbie Smith

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Thomson, William, Baron Kelvin (1824–1907), mathematician and physicist, was born on 26 June 1824 at College Square, Belfast, second son among seven children of James Thomson (1786–1849), professor of mathematics in the collegiate department of the Belfast Academical Institution, and his wife, Margaret Gardner (...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)