William Crookes
#2415 Overall Influence

William Crookes

British chemist and physicist

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Sir William Crookes was a British chemist and physicist who attended the Royal College of Chemistry in London, and worked on spectroscopy. He was a pioneer of vacuum tubes, inventing the Crookes tube which was made in 1875. This was a foundational discovery that eventually changed the whole of chemistry and physics.

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University of Chester
University of Chester

University in Chester, United Kingdom

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Imperial College London
Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

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#114 World Rank
Chemistry
#489 World Rank
Physics