(1856-1940), Son of a bookseller of Manchester. It today studied to the
Owens College (ago part of the university of Manchester) and to the
Trinity College of the university of Cambridge, where became student
physical university professor then experiences them to the Cavendish
Laboratory and director to the Trinity College (1918-1940). Its great
discovery has been introduced in 1897 during of the experiments on the
cathode rays. In 1906 it obtained the prize Nobel
for its searches on the conductivity electrical worker in the gas.
1915 to 1920 he was president of the Royal Society.
cathode-ray tube analogous to that one with which
Thomson it measured, in 1897, the relationship
between charge and
mass the electron.