James David Forbes

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James David Forbes
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Born 20 Aprile 1809(1809-04-20)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died 31 December 1868(1868-12-31) (aged 59)
Clifton, Bristol, Ingland
Naitionality Scots
Citizenship Unitit Kinrick
Alma mater Edinburgh Varsity
Awairds Keith Prize o the Ryal Society o Edinburgh (1833-5, 1841–3, 1863–5)
Rumford Medal o the Ryal Society (1838)
Gowd Medal o the Ryal Society (1843)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Glaciology
Institutions Professor o Naitural Filosofie, Edinburgh Varsity (1833–60)
Principal o the United College, St Andras (1860–8)
Notes
Member o the Hieland Society (1836)
Restin place: Dean Seemetry, Edinburgh

James David Forbes FRS FRSE FGS (20 Apryle 1809 – 31 December 1868)[1] wis a Scots pheesicist an glaciologist that wirked extensively on the conduction o heat an seismology.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Burke, John G. (1970–80). "Forbes, James David". Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. pp. 68–69. ISBN 978-0-684-10114-9.