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Lindley, David. Degrees Kelvin. Washington: Joseph Henry Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0-309-09618-8. When 17 year old William Thomson arrived at Cambridge University to study mathematics, Britain had become a backwater of research in science and mathematics—despite the technologically-driven industrial revolution being in full force, little had been done to build upon the towering legacy of Newton, […]

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