Dwellers of Small Earth

The Nobel Prize is without doubt the highest honour, the most coveted honour, which can be bestowed on a scientist.

(Charles Glover Barkla said)

Plaque to commemorate the Nobel Prize physicist and former Chair in Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh – Charles Glover Barkla – has been unveiled at the Hermitage House. Charles Barkla lived in Hermitage House, from 1922 to 1938′

We are all dwellers on this one small earth; we live one life, die one death; we have the same difficulties to contend with; we ought in common to fight the foes of ignorance and wrong.

Charles Glover Barkla

When X-rays traverse matter of any kind, this matter becomes a source of a radiation similar in character to that of the primary radiation falling upon it.

Charles Glover Barklab ( 1877 – 1944 ) was a British physicist, 

In 1917, Glover Barkla won the Nobel Prize for discovering that the X-ray spectrum of an element is its characteristic property. He also won the Hughes medal for his work in the same field.

Glover Barkla received several honors and awards in his life. He was made a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1912. Two years later, he became a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Love All .

(c) ram H singhal

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