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In mononyms, Thomson (LH:14), aka "Kelvin" (LH:#), refers to the work of William Thomson (131-48 BE) (1824-1907 ACM) Irish-born Scottish mathematical physicist and philosopher.


Thomson can cases it can refer William Thomson's older brother James Thomson, who also did experiments on heat.

The surname "Thomson" (no letter p) is not to be confused with "Thompson" (with letter p), aka Benjamin Thompson, the famous "cannon boring experiment" (1798) curator.

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See also

  • Kelvin (unit)
  • Thomson’s search for Carnot’s Reflections
  • Thomson on religion

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