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About James Prescott Joule
James Prescott Joule was a physicist, mathematician and brewer. He hailed from England. He managed a brewery that originally belonged to his father as his full-time profession and pursued science as a hobby. He is known for his study on the relationship between heat and energy, which led to the formulation of the law of conservation of energy.
He is the namesake of the joule, the SI derived unit of energy as well as Joule’s first and second laws. He is also known for having collaborated on research with British mathematician and mathematical physicist Lord Kelvin on his temperature scale, the Kelvin scale.
He was born to a brewer named Benjamin Joule and Alice Prescott, his wife. His 1847 marriage to Amelia Grimes produced three children and was cut short by her death in 1854.
He was a recipient of the Copley Medal, Royal Medal and Albert Medal.
He died on October 11, 1889 at 70 years old.
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After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.James Prescott Joule
F.A.Q. about James Prescott Joule
When is his birthday?
James Prescott Joule's birthday is on December 24, 1818.
In how many days is his birthday?
James' birthday is in 175 days
How old was James when he died?
He was 70 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 11, 1889.
How old would he be today?
James Prescott Joule would be 203 years old if he was alive today.
Where was James from?
He was born in Salford, Lancashire, England, UK.
James Prescott Joule's Popularity
James Prescott Joule was a famous English physicist and brewer,, who was born on December 24, 1818. As a person born on this date, James Prescott Joule is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (December 24) and the 6th most popular for the year (1818).
People born on December 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. James Prescott Joule is the 1499th most popular Capricorn.
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