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

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Bragg, Lawrence (1890-1971)
Bragg, W. L. (1890-1971)
Bragg, W. L. (William Lawrence), (Sir) (1890-1971)
Bragg, William Lawrence, (FRS) (1890-1971)
Bragg, William Lawrence, (Sir) (1890-1971)
Bragg, William Lawrence (1890-1971)
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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 1919-1937, at Cambridge 1938-1954 and Director, 1954-1966, 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. Bragg, William Lawrence
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. A Unique Partnership: William and Lawrence Bragg and the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics
    Jenkin, John
    Published: 2001
    Series: Minerva, 39, 373-392
  3. Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Presentation Speech
    Granqvist, G.
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  4. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 'for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays'
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  5. Sir William Lawrence Bragg - Biography
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  6. The Bragg Family in Adelaide: a Pictorial Celebration
    Jenkin, John
    Published: University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1986
  7. The 1901 Royal Visit to Adelaide: an Account by William and Gwendoline Bragg
    Jenkin, John
    Published: 1986
    Series: Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, 14, 19-34
  8. William and Lawrence Bragg
    Beale, R
    Published: ABIE Australian Business and Investment Explorer, Sydney, 2004
    Series: Australia's Nobel Laureates - Adventures in Innovation, 24-33
  9. Obituaries: Oscar Ulrich Vonwiller: Clive Melville Harris: Charles Bickerton Blackburn: Lawrence Bragg
    Published: 1973
    Series: Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 106, 3/4, 130-132
  10. Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1890-1971
    Phillips, David
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004
    Series: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  11. Macleod, Roy
    Published: 2009
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 20, 1, 131-133
  12. William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: the Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science
    Beyler, Richard
    Published: 2010
    Series: Annals of Science, 67, 1, 137-9
  13. Bragg About Adelaide: Two Men, a Science Revolution, a Nobel Prize, it all Started Here
    South Australian Museum
    Published: South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 2005
  14. William and Lawrence Bragg: the Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science
    Jenkin, John
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007
  15. Picking winners: W. H. and W. L. Bragg at the Royal Institution
    Thomas, John Meurig
    Published: 2011
    Series: Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 65, 163-82
  16. Wheaton, Bruce R.
    Published: 2012
    Series: Isis, 103, 605-6
  17. Braggs' law or Bragg's law?
    Jenkin, John
    Published: 2012
    Series: Australian Physicist, 49, 72.9
  18. Jenkin, John
    Published: 2005
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 16, 1, 111-113

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  1. Fifty years a winner
    [ Video : 1965 ]
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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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    Lawrence Bragg interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
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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
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
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    At 5 libraries
    Collections held by the Royal Institution of Great Britain relating to Australia and New Zealand [M2015-2020]
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  4. William H. Bragg and William L. (Lawrence) Bragg : the research records of John Jenkin, c.1789-2010
    Jenkin, John G. (John Grenfell)
    [ Book : 1789-2010 ]
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  5. Crystal clear : the autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg / edited by A.M. Glazer and Patience Thomson
    Glazer, A. M. (Anthony Michael)
    [ Book : 2015 ]
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    Crystal clear : the autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg / edited by A.M. Glazer and Patience Thomson
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  6. The Royal Institution library of science : physical sciences : being the Friday evening discourses in p
    Royal Institution
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At UON Library
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  7. Molecular biology ; Control, brains and computers
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Sound : 1974 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  8. The crystalline state : a general survey / by Sir Lawrence Bragg
    Bragg, Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1949-1966 ]
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  9. A general survey / by Lawrence Bragg
    Bragg, Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1933-1966 ]
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  10. Atomic structure of minerals / by W.L. Bragg
    Bragg, Lawrence Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Book : 1937 ]
    At 12 libraries
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  1. Fifty years a winner
    [ Video : 1965 ]
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  2. [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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  3. Lawrence Bragg interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Bragg, Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
    [ Sound : 1970 ]
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  4. [Lawrence Bragg, first Australian-born Nobel Prize winner]
    [ Sound : 1991 ]
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  5. Lawrence Bragg / presented by Sharon Carlton
    Carlton, Sharon
    [ Sound : 1991-1993 ]
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  6. Collections held by the Royal Institution of Great Britain relating to Australia and New Zealand [M2015-2020]
    Bragg, W. H. (William Henry), 1862-1942
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
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  7. William H. Bragg and William L. (Lawrence) Bragg : the research records of John Jenkin, c.1789-2010
    Jenkin, John G. (John Grenfell)
    [ Book : 1789-2010 ]
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  8. Crystal clear : the autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg / edited by A.M. Glazer and Patience Thomson
    Glazer, A. M. (Anthony Michael)
    [ Book : 2015 ]
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  9. Sir William Lawrence Bragg
    [ Photograph : 1960 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Sir William Lawrence Bragg
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  10. A father-son project that changed the way we see our universe : [poster]
    University of Adelaide
    [ Poster, chart, other : 2012 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  1. Bragg, W. H., (William Henry) (1862-1942)
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  2. Blackburn, Charles Bickerton, (Sir) (1874-1972)
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  3. Clark, Graeme M. (1935-)
    Otolaryngologist; Neuroscientist; Speech Scientist; Bioengineer
    ... Cohen, Lawrence Thomas ... Award - Sir William Upjohn Medal, The University of Melbourne (awarded every five years for outstanding ... the Sciences, The Scots College, Sydney, established. 2009 2009 Award - Honorary Bragg Membership ...
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  1. Sir William Lawrence Bragg
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  2. Charles Todd and grandchildren
    [ Photograph : 1904 ]
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  1. SIR WILLIAM BRAGG DEAD Famous Scientist
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Friday 13 March 1942 p 3 Article
    ... , now Prof. Sir William Lawrence Bragg. ... SIR WILLIAM BRAGG DEAD Famous Scientist The death has occurred of Sir William Bragg, outstanding ... 262 words
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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
    ... at Adelaide on March 31, 1890, Sir Lawrence Bragg, son of Sir William Bragg, received his early ... Out Among the People By VOX Another High Honor For Sir Lawrence Bragg WE LEARNT from Miss Lorna ... 708 words
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  3. Harnessing For Industry
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Wednesday 8 August 1945 p 1 Article
    ... engaged on in-vestigations for the past ten years are able to discuss the possibilities. Sir Lawrence ... Bragg, professor of experimental physics at Cam-bridge where most of the experi-mental work was done ... 440 words
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  1. Celebrating the work of William Lawrence Bragg
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2013 ]
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    Celebrating the work of William Lawrence Bragg
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  2. Properties of Matter; #5 Surfaces (Sir Lawrence Bragg at The
    [ Video : 1967 ]
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  3. Magnetism:Pt.3(Sir Lawrence Bragg at the Royal Institution O
    [ Video : 1967 ]
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  4. Sir William Bragg: physicist experimentalist and teacher
    Gaumont-British Instructional
    [ Video : 1934 ]
    At Moving Image Coll
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  1. William and Lawrence Bragg, father and son : the most extraordinary collaboration in science / John Jenkin
    Jenkin, John
    [ Book : 2008-2011 ]
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  2. The Bragg family in Adelaide : a pictorial celebration
    Jenkin, John
    [ Book : 1986-2015 ]
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    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
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  3. The Bragg Centennial Symposium : 6th December, 2012 Elder Hall, The University of Adelaide
    Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand
    [ Conference Proceedings : 2012 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  4. Crystal Structures of Minerals, 1965
    Sir Lawrence Bragg
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    Crystal Structures of Minerals, 1965
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  1. Lawrence Bragg and sound-ranging
    Jenkin, John
    Wartime (Australian War Memorial)
    [ Article : 2010 ]
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  2. NEW DUNLOP RESEARCH CENTRE OPENED AT FORT DUNLOP, ENGLAND, BY SIR LAWRENCE BRAGG
    Master Builders' Federation of Australia
    Building and engineering.
    [ Article : 1951 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    NEW DUNLOP RESEARCH CENTRE OPENED AT FORT DUNLOP, ENGLAND, BY SIR LAWRENCE BRAGG
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  3. A nobel Australian. -Nobel Prize winner Lawrence Bragg-
    Williams, Robyn
    Australian Way
    [ Article : 1990 ]
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  4. The Bragg Centennial Symposium : 6th December, 2012 Elder Hall, The University of Adelaide
    Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand
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  1. UNCLAIMED MONEYS ACT, 1917.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 27 March 1942 [Issue No.50] p 1073

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  2. LIST OF GENTLEMEN APPOINTED TO THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 13 November 1914 [Issue No.197 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 6711

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  3. Native Regulation Ordinance 1908-1962 of the Territory of Papua. APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATE FOR NATIVE MATTERS.
    Territory of Papua and New Guinea Government Gazette (1949 - 1971) Thursday 8 July 1965 [Issue No.34] p 508

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    ... Papua and all other powers me enabling, hereby appoint Lawrence William Bragge to be a Magistrate for ... NATIVE MATTERS. J Sir Donald Mackinnon Cleland, Administrator of the ' Territory of Papua and New Guinea ... 85 words
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