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George Fitzgerald, Irish physicist, late 19th century.

 
George Fitzgerald, Irish physicist, late 19th century.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Photograph. George Fitzgerald (1851-1901) was President of the Physical Society from 1892 to 1893. Fitzgerald also made important discoveries in electrolysis and electromagnetic radiation. With Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Fitzgerald is responsible for the 'Fitzgerald-Lorentz contraction', relating to the changes in moving bodies.

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