Oliver Joseph Lodge, 1851 - 1940

  title={Oliver Joseph Lodge, 1851 - 1940},
  author={RICHARD A. Gregory and Allan Ferguson},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={551 - 574}
From the point of view of the advancement of natural knowledge, the chief standards of attainment are those of original thought and productive discovery based upon it. The results of activities to which these standards are supplied are recorded in the publications of scientific societies and make up the material of specialized history. Clear interpretation of any part of this rich store of knowledge not only directs and stimulates further enquiries, but also extends interest in scientific… 
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War at the University
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