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John William Strutt 3rd Baron Rayleigh Birthday

John William Strutt 3rd Baron Rayleigh Birthday - 12 November 1842

John William Strutt 3rd Baron Rayleigh was born on 12 November, 1842

English physicist and Nobel laureate famous for discovering argon, a noble gas along with William Ramsay. He is also known for the phenomenon of Rayleigh scattering by which one can explain why the sky is blue and for predicting Rayleigh waves (surface waves).

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