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Tyndall Effect 19th century physicist-1869

  • Born 1820

    Born 1820
  • 1839

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    John Tyndall was born into a poor irish family. He had just basic education and worked as a surveyor in Ireland and England. From the years of 1839-47, then his ambitions turned to science. Tyndall then saved to study at the University of Marburg, Germany (1848-1850), and received his Ph.D.
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    1853-professor of natural philosophy

    1853 Tyndall became a professor at the Royal Institution, London. At this time is when Tyndall became friends with other physicist and chemist. This is when Tyndall begain his experiments in atmospheric physics.
  • Tyndall Effect

    In 1869 John Tyndall a Irish physicist discovered that a beam of light passing through a colloidal suspension is visible, but cannot be seen when passes through a pure substance.
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  • 1893 Death of John Tyndall

    1893 Death of John Tyndall