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Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy$
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Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, and Andrew Whitaker

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199231256

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.001.0001

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Kelvin and Fitzgerald: Great Irish Physicists

Kelvin and Fitzgerald: Great Irish Physicists

(p.86) 6 Kelvin and Fitzgerald: Great Irish Physicists
Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Denis Weaire

Oxford University Press

This chapter compares Lord Kelvin and George Francis Fitzgerald. Topics covered include their Irish roots, education, publications, educational concerns, attitudes towards James Clark Maxwell, and final words.

Keywords:   Lord Kelvin, George Francis Fitzgerald, scientists, James Clark Maxwell

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