Gordon Ferrie Hull

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Birthday
7, 1870
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 7, 1956 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1870
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 7, 1956 (86)

About

Mathematician and physicist best known for discovering radiation pressure exerted by light in 1903. He is the author of both Survey of Modern Physics and Elementary Modern Physics.

Before Fame

He taught math and science at Hamilton Collegiate Institute in Ontario.

Trivia

He conducted the experiment with Ernest Fox Nichols, the invention is known as the Nichols radiometer.

Family Life

He married Wilhelmine Brandt on September 5, 1911.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow mathematician and physicist Max Born.