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Spottiswoode, William


Mathematician, physicist, and publisher, born in London, England, UK. He studied at Oxford, where he lectured in mathematics, and in 1846 succeeded his father as head of the printing house of Eyre & Spottiswoode. He did original work in polarization of light and electrical discharge in rarefied gases, and wrote a mathematical treatise on determinants.

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