Bragg, William Henry

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Name
Bragg, William Henry Gender: M
born on 2 July 1862 at 15:34:12 (= 3:34 PM )
Place Wigton, England, 54n49, 3w09
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°25' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°51 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 10°47'



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William Henry Bragg

Biography

A noted English physicist, mathematician, and teacher whose reputation rests on his pioneering work on the determination of crystal structure by the use of x-ray diffraction. For this achievement, he was awarded the 1915 Nobel Prize for physics with his eldest son, William Lawrence Bragg. Bragg's work advanced understanding of the way atoms bond together to form molecules, and resulted in practical repercussions throughout industry. He is also noted for his efforts to win physics a popular audience, particularly through his acclaimed Christmas lectures for the Royal Society.

He died 12 March 1942.


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Events

  • Work : New Job 1915 (Nobel Prize)

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified it to 15.34.12 UT

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Meritorious achievement
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (crystal structure)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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