Bragg, Lawrence, (Sir) (1890-1971)

Also known as
Bragg, W. L. (William Lawrence), (Sir) (1890-1971)
Bragg, William Lawrence, (Sir) (1890-1971)
Bragg, William Lawrence (1890-1971)
Field of activity
Physicist
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Biographies

William Lawrence Bragg was born and educated in Adelaide and then moved to England where he was Professor of Physics, Victoria University, Manchester 1919-37, at Cambridge 1938-54 and Director, 1954-66, of the Royal Institution. He shared the Nobel Prize in 1915 with his father, William Henry Bragg.

Born Adelaide, 31 March 1890. Died Waldringfield, England, 1 July 1971. Educated University of Adelaide (BA 1908). OBE, MC, Kt 1941, Companion of Honour 1967. Fellow and lecturer in natural science, University of Cambridge 1914, work on sound-ranging for the artillery in France 1915-18; Professor of Physics, Victoria University, Manchester 1919-37, Director, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington 1937-38, Cavendish professor of experimental physics, Cambridge 1938-54, Director, Royal Institution 1954-66. Fellow, Royal Society 1921; Hughes 1931, Royal 1946 and Copley 1966 medals, Royal Society of London.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1890-1971Oxford Dictionary of National Biography : Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1890-1971
    Phillips, David
    [2004]
    Published: Oxford University Press
  2. A Unique Partnership: William and Lawrence Bragg and the 1915 Nobel Prize in PhysicsMinerva 39 373-392 : A Unique Partnership: William and Lawrence Bragg and the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics
    Jenkin, John
    [2001]
  3. Obituaries: Oscar Ulrich Vonwiller: Clive Melville Harris: Charles Bickerton Blackburn: Lawrence BraggProceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 106 3/4 130-132 : Obituaries: Oscar Ulrich Vonwiller: Clive Melville Harris: Charles Bickerton Blackburn: Lawrence Bragg
    [1973]
  4. The 1901 Royal Visit to Adelaide: an Account by William and Gwendoline BraggJournal of the Historical Society of South Australia 14 19-34 : The 1901 Royal Visit to Adelaide: an Account by William and Gwendoline Bragg
    Jenkin, John
    [1986]
  5. The Bragg Family in Adelaide: a Pictorial Celebration
    Jenkin, John
    [1986]
    Published: University of Adelaide
  6. Sir William Lawrence Bragg - BiographyNobel e-Museum The Nobel Foundation : Sir William Lawrence Bragg - Biography
    [1996]
    Series: http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1915/wl-bragg-bio.html
  7. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 'for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays'Nobel e-Museum The Nobel Foundation : The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 'for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays'
    [1996]
    Series: http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1915/index.html
  8. Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Presentation SpeechNobel e-Museum The Nobel Foundation : Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Presentation Speech
    Granqvist, G.
    [1996]
    Series: http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1915/press.html
  9. William and Lawrence BraggAustralia's Nobel Laureates - Adventures in Innovation 24-33 : William and Lawrence Bragg
    Beale, R
    [2004]
    Published: ABIE Australian Business and Investment Explorer
  10. National Library of Australia Oral History Collection: William Lawrence Bragg - Records (1900 - 1970)
    Oral history recording with Hazel de Berg 3 April 1970, c48 minutes, 17 page transcript [DeB 477].
    DeB 477

Resources by Lawrence Bragg (45)

  1. Lawrence Bragg interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Sound : 1970 ]
    View online
    At National Library
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  2. Collections held by the Royal Institution of Great Britain relating to Australia and New Zealand [M2015-2020]
    Bragg, W. H. (William Henry), 1862-1942
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  3. Fifty years a winner
    [ Video : 1965 ]
    At NFVLS
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  4. Atomic structure of minerals / by W.L. Bragg
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1937 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
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    At 12 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.49)

  5. The development of x-ray analysis / by Sir Lawrence Bragg ; edited by D.C. Phillips and H. Lipson
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1975 ]
    At 27 libraries
    The development of x-ray analysis / by Sir Lawrence Bragg ; edited by D.C. Phillips and H. Lipson
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  6. Physical sciences / edited by Sir William Lawrence Bragg and George Porter
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 20 libraries
    Physical sciences / edited by Sir William Lawrence Bragg and George Porter
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  7. Crystal structures of minerals / by Sir Lawrence Bragg and G.F. Claringbull with a chapter by W.W. Taylor
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At 11 libraries
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  8. The crystalline state / edited by W.H. Bragg and W.L. Bragg
    Bragg, W. H. (William Henry), 1862-1942
    [ Book : 1925-1966 ]
    At 21 libraries
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  9. X rays and crystal structure / by W.H. Bragg and W.L. Bragg
    Bragg, W. H. (William Henry), 1862-1942
    [ Book, Microform : 1915-1974 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 18 libraries
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  10. The history of science : origin and results of the scientific revolution : a symposium
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At 15 libraries
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Resources about Lawrence Bragg (15)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on Sir Lawrence William Bragg, physicist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Lawrence Bragg interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Sound : 1970 ]
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  3. The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg : selections and reflections / edited by John M. Thomas, Sir David Phillips
    Thomas, J. M. (John Meurig)
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At 13 libraries
    The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg : selections and reflections / edited by John M. Thomas, Sir David Phillips
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  4. Collections held by the Royal Institution of Great Britain relating to Australia and New Zealand [M2015-2020]
    Bragg, W. H. (William Henry), 1862-1942
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.07)

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  5. Fifty years a winner
    [ Video : 1965 ]
    At NFVLS
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  6. The Bragg family in Adelaide : a pictorial celebration / John Jenkin
    Jenkin, John G. (John Grenfell)
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    At 23 libraries
    The Bragg family in Adelaide : a pictorial celebration / John Jenkin
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  7. Light is a messenger : the life and science of William Lawrence Bragg / Graeme K. Hunter
    Hunter, Graeme K
    [ Book : 2004 ]
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    Light is a messenger : the life and science of William Lawrence Bragg / Graeme K. Hunter
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  8. William and Lawrence Bragg, father and son : the most extraordinary collaboration in science / John Jenkin
    Jenkin, John G. (John Grenfell)
    [ Book : 2008 ]
    At 31 libraries
    William and Lawrence Bragg, father and son : the most extraordinary collaboration in science / John Jenkin
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  9. [Lawrence Bragg, first Australian-born Nobel Prize winner]
    [ Sound : 1991 ]
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  10. William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg : a bibliography of their non-technical writings / [compiled by Henry Lowood]
    University of California, Berkeley. Office for History of Science and Technology
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At 3 libraries
    William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg : a bibliography of their non-technical writings / [compiled by Henry Lowood]
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  4. Atomic structure of minerals
    Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971.
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  1. SIR WILLIAM BRAGG DEAD Famous Scientist
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Friday 13 March 1942 p 3 Article
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  2. Out Among the People Another High Honor For Sir Lawrence Bragg
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Wednesday 7 October 1953 p 4 Article
    ... Out Among the People By VOX Another High Honor For Sir Lawrence Bragg WE LEARNT from Miss Lorna ... Todd yesterday that her   nephew, Sir Lawrence Bragg, Cavendish pro-fessor of Experimental Phys ... 708 words
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    The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1875 - 1929) Saturday 11 March 1893 p 25 Article
    ... name of Thomas Fairhurst-Bragg. He would not have asked for rations only this man advised him, and he ... .future in. .your new .owe, we are, dear sir, y°n' wncere friend* and well-wishers.' The address bears ... 749 words
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    Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952
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  1. Domesticating the Crystal: Sir Lawrence Bragg and the Aesthetics of "X-ray Analysis"
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  4. A nobel Australian. -Nobel Prize winner Lawrence Bragg-
    Williams, Robyn
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