Percy Williams Bridgman

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Percy Williams Bridgman
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Born 21 Apryle 1882(1882-04-21)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Died 20 August 1961(1961-08-20) (aged 79)
Randolph, New Hampshire, Unitit States
Cause o daith
Suicide
Naitionality Unitit States
Alma mater Harvard Varsity
Kent for Heich pressur physics
Operationalism
Operational defineetion
Awairds Rumford Prize (1917)
Elliott Cresson Medal (1932)
Comstock Prize in Pheesics (1933)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1946)
Fellae o the Ryal Society (1949)[1]
Bingham Medal (1951)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Harvard Varsity
Doctoral advisor Wallace Clement Sabine
Doctoral students Francis Birch
Gerald Holton
John C. Slater
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

Percy Williams Bridgman (21 Aprile 1882 – 20 August 1961) wis an American pheesicist wha wan the 1946 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for his wirk on the pheesics o heich pressurs. He an aa wrote extensively on the scienteefic method an on ither aspects o the filosofie o science.[2][3][4]

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  1. Newitt, D. M. (1962). "Percy Williams Bridgman 1882–1961". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 8: 26–40. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1962.0003. 
  2. "Percy W. Bridgman". Physics Today. 14 (10): 78. 1961. doi:10.1063/1.3057180. 
  3. Bridgman, P. (1914). "A Complete Collection of Thermodynamic Formulas". Physical Review. 3 (4): 273–281. Bibcode:1914PhRv....3..273B. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.3.273. 
  4. Bridgman, P. W. (1956). "Probability, Logic, and ESP". Science. 123 (3184): 15–17. Bibcode:1956Sci...123...15B. doi:10.1126/science.123.3184.15. PMID 13281470.