Lord Rayleigh
died 98 years ago
30th June 1919

Lord Rayleigh (John Strutt) worked on the theory of waves. He became the Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge and was awarded the Nobel prize for the discovery of the gas Argon.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Rayleigh.html