Spottiswoode, William (18251883)

Spottiswoode, William, mathematician and physician, born in London; was Queen's printer, as his father had been before him; published numerous important papers on scientific subjects, his greatest work “The Polarization of Light,” a subject on which he was a great authority (18251883).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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