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Ray·leigh(rā′lē), Third Baron Title of John William Strutt. 1842-1919.
British physicist. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for investigating the density of gases and for discovering argon with Sir William Ramsay.
(Biography) Lord, title of John William Strutt, 1842–1919, British physicist. He discovered argon (1894) with Ramsay and made important contributions to the theory of sound, the theory of scattering of radiation, etc. Nobel prize for physics 1904
John William Strutt, 3rd Baron, 1842–1919, English physicist.