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Lord Rayleigh

Physicist, Mathematician (12-Nov-1842 — 30-Jun-1919)


Götz Hoeppe. Why the Sky is Blue: Discovering the Color of Life. Princeton University Press. 2007. 336pp.

Robert Bruce Lindsay. Lord Rayleigh: The Man and His Work. New York: Pergamon Press. 1970. 251pp.


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  4. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.631)

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1222)

  6. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.288)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.416)

  8. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.402)

  9. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.439)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.141)

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