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 grad student 1919 Cambridge
 (War-time service under Hill, back to Cambridge 1919 to work in Rutherford's lab)
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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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