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John William Strutt

was born 180 years ago

12 November 1842

Lord Raleigh (John Strutt) was an English scientist who worked on the theory of waves. He became the Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge and was awarded the Nobel prize for the discovery of the gas Argon.

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