Ralph H. Fowler

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University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom 
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Introduced the theory of field emission from bulk metals and formulated the zeroth law of thermodynamics. Also worked with Dirac on the statistical mechanics of white dwarf stars.
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http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/museumll379/portraits/display.html?id=42
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17 January 1889 - 28 July 1944
http://www.jstor.org/stable/531394
http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~mainzv/Web_Genealogy/Info/fowlerrh.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_H._Fowler

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Archibald V. Hill grad student 1915 Cambridge University, UK
Ernest Rutherford research scientist 1919 Cambridge
 (War-time service under Hill, back to Cambridge 1919 to work in Rutherford's lab)

Children

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Edward Armand Guggenheim research assistant Cambridge (Chemistry Tree)
Nevill Francis Mott grad student
Maurice Henry Lecorney Pryce grad student Cambridge
John Lennard-Jones grad student 1924 Cambridge
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac grad student 1926 Cambridge
Llewellyn H. Thomas grad student 1927 Cambridge
William Hunter McCrea grad student 1929 Cambridge (Astronomy Tree)
Harrie Massey grad student 1932 Cambridge
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar grad student 1933 Cambridge
Homi Jehangir Bhabha grad student 1935 Cambridge
Richard Arthur Buckingham grad student 1936 Cambridge
T.S. (宗燧) Chang (张) grad student 1938 Cambridge
J.S. (竹溪) Wang (王) grad student 1938 Cambridge
John Currie Gunn grad student 1939 Cambridge
Neville Temperley grad student 1940 Swansea University
Harry Jones post-doc Cambridge
Meghnad Saha post-doc 1920 Cambridge
Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim post-doc 1927-1928 Cambridge
Hans Albrecht Bethe post-doc 1930-1931 Cambridge
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Fowler RH, Milne EA. (1994) The maxima of absorption lines in stellar spectra (second paper) Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. 15: 241-257
Fowler RH, Milne EA. (1925) A Note on the Principle of Detailed Balancing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 11: 400-2
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