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Charles Glover Barkla

was born 145 years ago

7 June 1877

Charles Barkla was an influential English physicist who became professor of Natural Philosophy in Edinburgh. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1917 for his work on X-ray spectroscopy.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Barkla/