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|Richardson, Owen Willans.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 25, 1897.
S. of Joshua Henry, of Victoria Crescent, Dewsbury, Yorks, (and Charlotte M.).
B. [Apr. 26], 1879, at Dewsbury.
School, Batley Grammar.
Matric. Micbs. 1897; Scholar; (Nat.
Trip., Pt I, 1st Class, 1899); B.A. (Nat.
Trip., Pt II, 1st Class) 1900; M.A. 1904; Clerk Maxwell Scholar, 1904.
Fellow, 1902; Hon.
D.Sc., London; Hon.
LL.D., St Andrews.
Professor of Physics at Princeton, U.S.A., 1906-14.
Wheatstone Professor of Physics at King's College, London, 1914-24.
Yarrow Research Professor of the Royal Society, and Director of Research in Physics at King's College, London, 1924-44.
Nobel prize for Physics, 1928.
Silliman Lecturer at Yale University, 1932.
Author, Electron Theory of Matter; Emission of Electricity from Hot Bodies; Molecular Hydrogen and its Spectrum. etc.
Of Chandos Lodge, Alton, Hants. in 1952.
|Owen Willans RICHARDSON |
Approx. lifespan: 18791959
pens. Trinity College adm1897:06:25
s. of Joshua Henry RICHARDSON of Victoria Crescent, Dewsbury, West Riding of Yorkshire , , (and Charlotte M.)
b. Dewsbury, [West Riding of Yorkshire], 1879:[04:26]
Sch: Batley Grammar School Batley, [West Riding of Yorkshire],
Matric. Micbs. 1897
Nat.Sci.Trip., Pt I, 1st Class(1899);
BA Nat.Sci.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class 1900
Hon. Fellow 1940
Hon.LLD St Andrews, [Fife],
Professor of: Physics Princeton, [New Jersey], USA , 1906-14
Wheatstone Professor of Physics: Sch: King's College London , 1914-24
Yarrow Research Professor of: Royal Society, and
Director of Research in: : Physics at Sch: King's College London , 1924-44
Nobel Prize for Physics 1928
Silliman Lecturer at: : Sch: Yale University Yale, [Connecticut], USA , 1932
Publ.: Electron Theory of Matter; Emission of Electricity from Hot Bodies; Molecular Hydrogen and its Spectrum . etc.
Of Chandos Lodge, Chandos, Alton, Hampshire , in1952
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