John William Strutt


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Noun1.John William Strutt - English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argonJohn William Strutt - English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)
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Bose's life began in India and he eventually studied physics at Calcutta University, before moving on to Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, where he would study under and conduct research with Nobel Prize winner and physicist John William Strutt.
In each chapter Hoeppe focuses largely on the lives and works of famous historical figures (including Aristotle, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, John William Strutt, and Lord Rayleigh) and others who have advanced knowledge in fields as diverse as physiology, optics, and art.
The book chronicles the work of physicist John William Strutt, also known as the third Baron Rayleigh, who in the late 19th century developed a working explanation for the sky's blue.