Posts tagged with ‘peerage’

Aristocratic titles that shaped physics teminology

Saturday, 24 October 2015

I recently read that the buildings of the old Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University are under threat of partial demolition, which led me to consider where the laboratory’s name came from. Most people who work in physics will have heard of the Cavendish, and may assume the laboratory, and the associated professorial chair, are named […]

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