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Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)

British mathematical physicist and engineer William Thomson, who is better known as Lord Kelvin, was born in Belfast in 1824. Thomson is best known today for inventing the international system of absolute temperature, stated in units of kelvin, which bear his name. 253 more words

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Sudden Death of School Janitor

Mr. William Thomson of Stonefield Road died suddenly in his own house on Monday 5th February 1900. He had been troubled for quite some time by a heart affliction but it was thought that his employment in the fresh air would have had a beneficial effect. 237 more words

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