William Thomson

William Thomson may refer to:

  • Williamäääääää(military officer), American militia captain
  • William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824–1907), UK physicist now usually known as Lord Kelvin
  • William Thomson (bishop) (1819–1890), Archbishop of York, 1862–1890
  • William Thomson (musicologist) (fl. 1695–1753), Scottish folk song collector and singer
  • William Alexander Thomson (1816–1878), Canadian author and politician
  • Sir William Thomson (Solicitor General), Solicitor General for England and Wales, 1717–1720
  • William Ennis Thomson (born 1927), music school dean, music theorist, music educator and composer
  • William McKenzie Thomson (1898–1987), Canadian World War I pilot
  • W. H. Seward Thomson (1856–1932), U.S. federal judge
  • William Mitchell-Thomson, 1st Baron Selsdon (1877–1938), British politician
  • William Thomson (politician) (1818–1866), Member of Parliament in Christchurch, New Zealand

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History Of Energy - Thermodynamics
... In the 1850s, Glasgow professor of natural philosophy William Thomson and his ally in the engineering science William Rankine began to replace the older language of mechanics with terms such as "a ... William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) amalgamated all of these laws into the laws of thermodynamics, which aided in the rapid development of explanations of chemical processes using the ... In 1881, William Thomson stated before an audience that The very name energy, though first used in its present sense by Dr Thomas Young about the beginning of this century, has only come into use practically ...
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... Adam Thomson (disambiguation) Alexander Thomson (1817–1875), Scottish architect Andrew Thomson (disambiguation) Beverly Thomson (born 1966), Canadian journalist Bob Thomson, English ... Thomson (Sir Joseph John Thomson, 1856–1940), English physicist who discovered the electron J ... Archer Thomson (1863–1913), British rock-climber and mountaineer James Thomson (disambiguation), several people James Thomson (poet) (1700–1748), poet of the ...

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