Lord Rayleigh

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English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon

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physicist Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Nobel Prize winner for 1904 and Chancellor of Cambridge University
Many famous physicists were elected as honorary fellows, including John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Sir Joseph John Thomson, Ernest Rutherford-who became Lord Rutherford of Nelson--Sir John D Cockcroft and William Thomson, Lord Kelvin.
This group included James Clerk Maxwell, Lord Rayleigh, and J.
This is called Rayleigh Scattering as calculated by Lord Rayleigh, and is responsible for the red sky at sunset.
And Charles Darwin, Lord Rayleigh, and Charles Sanders Peirce pursued their subtle enquiries in bucolic tranquility.
The light scattering detector (LSD) has advanced far from its origins in the late 1800,3 when Lord Rayleigh first described light scattering.
Lord Rayleigh (1892) [12] was the first to quantify the break-up of jets of fluids due to the surface instabilities named in his honour.
The interfacial tension driven breakup of polymer fibers in a matrix of other polymers has been studied by many authors (29) following the classical work of Lord Rayleigh (22) and Tomotika (30).
Twelve years before, for instance, the British physicist John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh (1842-1919), had shown that the atomic weight of oxygen, although usually considered to be 16 times the atomic weight of hydrogen, is actually 15.