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Barkla, Charles Glover

Born: 1877 AD
Died: 1944 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Physicists


1877 - Charles Glover Barkla was born on 7th of June at Widnes, Lancashire, England.


1884 - He was educated at the Liverpool Institute.


1898 - Barkla graduated with First Class Honours in Physics.


1899 - Charles Glover Barkla obtained his master's degree.


         - The Royal Commissioners awarded him a research scholarship.


1900 - Barkla migrated to King's College.


1902 - Charles Glover Barkla returned to Liverpool as Oliver Lodge Fellow.


1902 - He discovered the homogeneous radiations characteristic of the elements a characteristic line spectra in



1905-1909 - Charles Glover Barkla was successively demonstrator, assistant lecturer in physics and special lecturer in advanced electricity at the University.


1907 - Charles Glover Barkla married Mary Esther.


1909 - Barkla succeeded H. A. Wilson as Wheatstone Professor of Physics in the University of London.


1913 - Charles Glover Barkla accepted the Chair in Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh.


1916 - He was appointed Bakerian Lecturer (Royal Society).


1917 - Barkla was awarded the Hughes Medal in the following year.


         - He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics


1944 - Charles Glover Barkla died at his home, Braidwood, Edinburgh, on 23rd of October.




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