Barnes, Howard T. (Howard Turner), 1873-1950

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Barnes, Howard T. (Howard Turner), 1873-1950

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1873-1950

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Howard Barnes was born in Massachusetts, and came to Canada in 1879. After receiving his bachelor's (1893) and D.Sc. degrees (1900) from McGill, he joined the University's Physics Department. In 1908 he succeeded Ernest Rutherford as Macdonald Professor of Physics and in 1919 became chairman of the department. His particular interest was research on icebergs and in reducing ice on the St. Lawrence River. He retired in 1933 and passed away in 1950.

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