Biographical entry Cairns, John Edwin Ingliston (1901 - )
- 27 January 1901
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
- Physicist and Company director
John Cairns was assistant at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory 1922-1928 and later research physicist at EMI Ltd in the United Kingdom.
Born Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, 27 January 1901. Educated Universities of Western Australia (BSc 1924, MSc 1927) and Cambridge (PhD 1931). Assistant, Watheroo Magnetic Observatory 1922-28; observer-in-charge, Huacayo Magnetic Observatory, Peru 1931-34; research physicist, EMI Ltd, United Kingdom 1934-; director, Valve Division, EMI Electronics Ltd.
- 'Cairns, John Edwin Ingliston', in Physics in Australia to 1945, R.W. Home, with the assistance of Paula J. Needham, Australian Science Archives Project, June 1995, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/P001617p.htm. Details
- 'Cairns, John Edwin Ingliston (1901-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476172. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 28 February 2018
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