English physicist and Nobel laureate famous for discovering argon, a nobel 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).
The name "Siri" is of Norwegian origin and is a short form of Sigrid meaning a "beautiful woman who leads you to victory". So now you know what Siri means! [more...]