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John Strutt - Lord Rayleigh
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Born in Maldon, Essex
Born on 12th of November 1842
Died on 30th of June 1919

Born 1842. Died 1919 - English physicist and Nobel Prize winner.

Studied at Trinity College, Cambridge. With Sir William Ramsay he discovered argon in 1894. Awarded Nobel Prize for physics in 1904. Researched into the theory of wavelength radiation.

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