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Biographical entry Pollock, James Arthur (1865 - 1922)

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Born
17 November 1865
Douglas, Cork, Ireland
Died
24 May 1922
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

James Arthur Pollock was appointed second astronomical assistant to the New South Wales Government Astronomer in 1886. He graduated BSc at the University of Sydney in 1890 and was appointed demonstrator under Threlfall. In 1899 he was appointed Professor of Physics.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Threlfall, Richard and Pollock, Arthur (sic, James Arthur), 'On Measurements of the Resistance of Imperfectly Purified Sulphur', The Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, vol. 28, 1889, pp. 469-473. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.