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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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 (44)

  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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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.006)

  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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  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 19 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 22 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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  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. 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 ]
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  4. 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 12 libraries
    The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg : selections and reflections / edited by John M. Thomas, Sir David Phillips
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  5. Fifty years a winner
    [ Video : 1965 ]
    At NFVLS
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  6. 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
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  7. 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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  8. Light is a messenger : the life and science of William Lawrence Bragg / Graeme K. Hunter
    Hunter, Graeme K
    [ Book : 2004 ]
    At 16 libraries
    Light is a messenger : the life and science of William Lawrence Bragg / Graeme K. Hunter
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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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    Thomas, Jordan
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  4. A nobel Australian. -Nobel Prize winner Lawrence Bragg-
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  1. 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 VOX WE LEARNT from Miss Lorna Todd yesterday that her nephew, Sir Lawrence Bragg, Cavendish pro pro- fessor of Experimental ... Britain. Born at Adelaide on March 31, 1890, Sir Lawrence Bragg, son of Sir William Bragg, received ... 708 words
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    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Thursday 11 February 1864 p 2 Article
    ... MR. THACKERAY. CRAWLEY COURT-MARTIAL. SIR, JOHN LAWRENCE, VICEROY OF INDIA. THE GREAT PRIZE FIGHT. ... BRAGG DRIVEN FROM CHATTANOOGA. NOOGA. SIEGE OF KNOXVILLE RAISED BY LONGSTREET. THE ARMIES IN WINTER ... Sergeant Shee has been appointed eue cessor of the late Sir William Wightmau, as a Judge of the ... 1766 words
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  3. Nobel families linked
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 5 August 1964 p 11 Article
    ... families are to be I linked by marriage. In 1^15 Sir William Bragg and his. son, Sir Law rence Bragg, won the prize in physics. In 1937 Sir George Thomson won it - also for physics - 31 years after his ... younger son is to marry the younger daughter of "my very good friend. Sir Law rence Bragg". "But don't ... 100 words
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