Definition of Sir William Crookes
1. Noun. English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919).
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1. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1908)
"He assumes to discredit such men as Sir William Crookes and Professor ... He has not one iota of evidence that Sir William Crookes was deceived in his ..."
2. The Library of Original Sources edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"Ed.] Sir William Crookes Sir William Crookes was born in London in 1832. Since 1851 he has given himself to original research in chemistry. ..."
3. Memoir and Scientific Correspondence of the Late Sir George Gabriel Stokes by George Gabriel Stokes (1907)
"CORRESPONDENCE WITH Sir William Crookes, FRS In reply to a request, made some years ago, ... Stokes, Sir William Crookes promptly sent a privately printed ..."
4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"The problem is one of importance, and Sir William Crookes presents it to us fortified ... Sir William Crookes . . has propounded a problem which in the next ..."
5. Scientific Method: Its Philosophy and Its Practice by Frederic William Westaway (1912)
"... OM, FRS: Properties of Matter, "Capillarity" (pp. 135-72). 17. Sir William Crookes, OM, FRS: Select Methods in ..."
6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"Sir William Crookes . . has propounded a problem which in the next century ... In the present volume Sir William Crookes replies vigorously to his critics. ..."