James Hopwood Jeans

Physicist, Astronomer

1877 – 1946

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Who was James Hopwood Jeans?

Sir James Hopwood Jeans OM FRS MA DSc ScD LLD was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician.

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Born
Sep 11, 1877
Ormskirk
Also known as
  • James Hopwood Sir Jeans
  • James Jeans
  • Sir James Jeans
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge
  • Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood
Employment
  • Princeton University
  • Secretary, Royal Society
    (1919 - 1929)
  • Vice President, Royal Society
    (1938 - )
Died
Sep 16, 1946
Dorking

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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