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Arthur Schuster

Sir Franz Arthur Friedrich Schuster FRS (September 12, 1851October 17, 1934) was a versatile German-born British physicist known for his work in spectroscopy, electrochemistry, optics, X-radiography and the application of harmonic analysis to physics. He contributed enormously to making the University of Manchester a centre for the study of physics.


  • Most probably some law hitherto undiscovered exists.
    • commenting the misunderstood law governing the spectral lines in light, in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 31. Royal Society. 1881. p. 343. 

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