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date: 24 February 2020

Kerr, Johnlocked

  • Robert Steele
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Kerr, John (1824–1907), physicist, was born on 17 December 1824 at Ardrossan, Ayrshire, the second son of Thomas Kerr, fish dealer, who soon afterwards moved to Skye. Kerr was educated there in a village school, and attended the University of Glasgow, matriculating in 1841. From 1846 he studied under ...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
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