John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

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John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh
Born 12 November 1842(1842-11-12)
Langford Grove, Maldon, Essex, Ingland
Died 30 Juin 1919(1919-06-30) (aged 76)
Terling Place, Witham, Essex, Ingland
Naitionality United Kingdom
Fields Physics
Institutions Varsity o Cambridge
Alma mater Varsity o Cambridge
Academic advisors Edward John Routh
Notable students J. J. Thomson
George Paget Thomson
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Kent for Discovery o argon
Rayleigh waves
Rayleigh scatterin
Rayleigh criterion
Duplex Theory
Theory o Soond
Rayleigh flow
Rayleigh-Plesset equation
Rayleigh–Taylor instability
Notable awairds

Nobel Prize for Pheesics (1904)

Copley Medal (1899)

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, OM, PRS (12 November 1842 – 30 Juin 1919) wis an Inglis pheesicist who, wi William Ramsay, discovered argon, an achievement for which he earned the Nobel Prize for Pheesics in 1904. He an aa discovered the phenomenon nou cried Rayleigh scatterin, explainin why the sky is blue, an predictit the existence o the surface waves nou kent as Rayleigh waves. Rayleigh's textbeuk, The Theory o Soond, is still referred tae bi acoustic ingineers the day.