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Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (1892-1975) physicist, deposited in the Library, Trinity College, Cambridge

Jeannine Alton

Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (1892-1975) physicist, deposited in the Library, Trinity College, Cambridge

by Jeannine Alton

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Published by Reproduced for the Contemporary Scientific Archives Centre by the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts in London .
Written in English

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  • Thomson, G. P. Sir, 1892- -- Catalogs,
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  • Physics -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs

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    Other titlesCatalogue of the papers and correspondence of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (1892-1975)
    Statement[compiled by Jeannine Alton, Julia Latham-Jackson].
    ContributionsLatham-Jackson, Julia., Trinity College (University of Cambridge). Library., Contemporary Scientific Archives Centre., Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7144.H55 A45 1980, QC21.2 A45 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 leaves ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3853903M
    LC Control Number81172760

    (Box12) James Watson's book , relates to correspondence between Watson and Lawrence, as well as other correspondents; reviews and amendments to the book by Watson called The Double Helix. (Box13) Nobel Prizes relates to papers and correspondence over speeches and nominations for the Nobel Prizes (Note these papers are closed until ). Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, OM KCB CBE FRS (27 May – 18 September ) was a British physicist who shared with Ernest Walton the Nobel Prize in Physics in for splitting the atomic nucleus, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power. After service on the Western Front with the Royal Field Artillery during the Great War, Cockcroft studied electrical .

    — Sir J.J. Thomson In Speech made on behalf of a delegation from the Conjoint Board of Scientific Studies in to Lord Crewe, then Lord President of the Council. In George Paget Thomson, J. J. Thomson and the Cavendish Laboratory in His Day (), Catalogue of the papers and correspondence of Francis William Aston FRS () (Book) 1 edition published Ernest, Scientific apparatus and instruments Scientists Spectrum analysis Stable isotopes Thomson, G. P(George Paget).

      Sir William Lawrence Bragg, CH, OBE, MC, FRS (31 March – 1 July ) was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer, discoverer () of Bragg’s law of X-ray diffraction, which is basic for the determination of crystal structure. John Douglas Cockcroft was born in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, on 27 May , the eldest son of a mill owner, John Arthur Cockcroft, and his wife Annie Maude née Fielden. He had four younger brothers; Eric, Philip, Keith and Lionel. His early education was at the Church of England school in Walsden from to , at Todmorden Elementary .


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Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (1892-1975) physicist, deposited in the Library, Trinity College, Cambridge by Jeannine Alton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The surviving material is, unfortunately, somewhat scanty. It includes a little personal and college correspondence, some notes and drafts particularly for his book Conduction of electricity through gases (first published by Thomson inthird edition with his son G.P.

Thomson in ), and various biographical accounts of Thomson and the discovery of the electron. A history of the electron: J.J. and G.P.

Thomson by Jaume Navarro (); Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS () physicist, deposited in the Library, Trinity College, Cambridge by Jeannine Alton (Book).

Note that he is the father of George Paget Thomson. Sir Joseph John Thomson, OM, FRS (18 December – 30 August ) often known as J. Thomson, was an English physicist. Thomson is credited for the discovery of the electron, of. found: Alton, J. Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS () physicist t.p.

(Sir George Paget Thomson, ). George Paget Thomson, widely known as “G. P.” was born and bred a Cambridge physicist. His father was the famous physicist Sir J.J. Thomson (“J.J.”,) Cavendish Professor of Physics from to and subsequently master of Trinity College. Report on the correspondence and papers of Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS () physicist Śladem myśli naukowej Speeches made at the dinner held to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the foundation of the Society.

The Cavendish Laboratory is the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, and is part of the School of Physical laboratory was opened in on the New Museums Site as a laboratory for experimental physics and is named after the British chemist and physicist Henry laboratory has had a huge influence on research in the disciplines of.

Father Donald MacCrimmon MacKay () and son David John Cameron MacKay () will be remembered as some of the best scientists the UK has produced. An immediate comparison that comes to mind is Sir Joseph John Thomson () and son George Paget Thomson ().

Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (3 May – 10 September ) was an English physicist and Nobel laureate in physics recognised for his discovery of the wave properties of the electron by electron diffraction. this hard to believe and was careful to get a second opinion from Sir George Paget Thomson FRS, who had established the de Broglie wave nature of the electron by demonstrating diffrac.

Papers and correspondence of Sir George Paget Thomson FRS ( - ) who served in the RFC during the First World War. Sir George Paget Thomson was attached to the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough where he became a member of the famous 'Chudleigh Mess' and formed lasting friendships with F.W.

Aston, W.S. Farren, B.M. Jones, F.A. Heilbron: If you would begin by telling us something about your own education. Thomson: I owe a great deal to the teaching of my mother, who was a remarkable woman She had a passion for physics, and in an age when women didn’t get much education she had in fact very little she somehow managed to get enough to actually work in the Cavendish for a short time.

The George Adam Smith Archive, comprising correspondence and papers of the very Rev Sir George Adam Smith (), theologian, Moderator of the United Free Church General Assembly,and Principal of Aberdeen University, ; of his wife Lilian, ne Buchanan () and her family; and of their family, particularly George Buchanan Smith (d.

See also interview of Sir George Paget Thomson by John L. Heilbron on JAHQP. 33 James Franck, “Transformation of Kinetic Energy of Free Electrons into Excitation Energy of Atoms by Impacts,” in Nobel Lectures, – (Amsterdam: Elsevier, ), 99–, and readily available on-line.

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, OM, KCB, CBE, FRS (27 May – 18 September ) was a British physicist who shared with Ernest Walton the Nobel Prize in Physics in for splitting the atomic nucleus, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power.

After service on the Western Front with the Royal Field Artillery during the Great War, Cockcroft studied electrical. Papers and correspondence of Sir George Paget Thomson FRS ( - ) Papers and correspondence of Sir Joseph John Thomson FRS ( - ) TUC reports have been digitised and are available to view online, Each TUC report is pages long.

Timelines showing history of TUC:, Full text of "Memoir and scientific correspondence of the late Sir George Gabriel Stokes, bart" See other formats. Paget came from a talented family—his elder brother, Sir George Paget (–82), who started out as a mathematician, became Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge, and George's grandson, Sir George Paget Thomson (–).

Letter from Sir George Paget Thomson to Ismay on purchase of uranium for use by Thomson while professor of Physics at Imperial College of Science, London, Mayleading through Sir Rudolf (Ernst) Peierls and Otto Robert Frisch to the development of fission of uranium isotope U, Sir Henry Thomas Tizard and the MAUD Committee, a committee.

Sir Gilbert Walker FRS graduated in mathematics from Cambridge University in His early work was on dynamics and electromagnetism. George Paget Thomson. and Thomson was authorized to give this report to the American scientists Vannevar Bush and James Conant.

Photocopied biography of George Paget Thomson, including sketch of George Paget Thomson by William Lawrence Bragg; and an article by George Paget Thomson entitled "Early Work in Electron Diffraction". Also handwritten notes by John Jenkin on the George Paget Thomson papers held at Trinity College Cambridge Library.Among Richardson’s most frequent correspondents in the papers are Edward Victor Appleton, Niels Bohr, William Henry Bragg, Percy Maurice Davidson, Clinton Joseph Davisson, Gerhard Heinrich Dieke, James Hopwood Jeans, Ernest Rutherford, Frederick Steell Robertson, George Paget Thomson, and J.

J. Thomson. The papers also include family.The papers of Sir O. W. (Owen Willans) Richardson, the Nobel Prize-winning British physicist who pioneered the field of thermionics, contain research materials and drafts of his writings, correspondence, as well as letters and writings from numerous distinguished fellow scientists.

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