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6-26-1824

Scottish physicist William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, born in Belfast, Ireland, where his father James was an engineering professor. When William was 8, the family moved to Glasgow, Scotland, and two years later, at age 10, William entered the University of Glasgow.

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William Thomson (a.k.a. Lord Kelvin)
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Saturday, June 26, 1824