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    Anders Celsius, Temperature Scale  
Anders Celsius became famous for his recommendation in 1742 to divide the temperature scale of a mercury thermometer at 760mm mercury air pressure into 100 degrees, where 100 is the frozing point and 0 the boiling point of water. Because of...
 
    Horace Lamb, English Mathematician  
Sir Horace Lamb (27 November 1849 4 December 1934) was an English applied mathematician and author of several influential texts on classical physics, among them Hydrodynamics (1895) and Dynamical Theory of Sound (1910). Both of these book...
 
       
 
         
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