James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule

Biography James Prescott Joule (1818 - 1889)

English physicist

Was born on 24 dec 1818.
Died on 11 oct 1889, at 70 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom
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Joule studied the nature of heat, and discovered its relationship to mechanical work. This led to the theory of conservation of energy, which led to the development of the first law of thermodynamics.
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