(182093). Brit. physicist and natural philos.; b. Leighlin Bridge, County Carlow, Ireland; educ. Marburg, Ger.; prof. Royal Institution, London; visited Switz. often to study glaciers and meteorological conditions; defended determinism* and agnosticism; showed that the blue in the sky is due to fine particles in the air. See also Metaphysical Society, The.
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