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Darwin, Charles Galton

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

1887 – Born in Cambridge on the 18th of December, the son of the mathematician George Howard Darwin and the grandson of Charles Darwin.

 

1910 – He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in mathematics.

 

1912 – His interests developed into using his mathematical skills assisting Henry Moseley on X-ray diffraction.

 

He joined the Royal Engineers, where he worked on problems in ballistics, and later served in the Royal Flying Corps.

 

1919-1922 – He was a lecturer and fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge where he worked with R.H. Fowler on statistical mechanics and, what came to be known as, the Darwin-Fowler method.

 

1924 – Worked at the California Institute of Technology before becoming Tait professor of natural philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

 

1925 – He married Katharine Pember, a mathematician.

 

1962 – Sir Charles Galton Darwin died on 13th of December.

 

Son of George Howard Darwin