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Barkla, Charles Glover

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

Nationality: British
Categories: Physicists

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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

X-ray.

 

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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