Case Files: Joseph J. Thomson (Physical Sciences)

Case File Catalog Summary

Sir Joseph J. Thomson received the Elliott Cresson Medal in 1910 for "distinguished leading and directive work in the advancement of our knowledge of the physical sciences." Thomson authored numerous books and papers dealing with modern electrical theory. The 1907 Nobel Prize was awarded to Thomson for his research work in physics, and he was knighted in 1909 for distinguished achievements in science.

The Joseph J. Thomson presentation was made possible by support from The Barra Foundation and Unisys.

Resource - Joseph J. Thomson (Cresson Medal) - Case File Report

Read the Committee on Science and the Arts Report recommendation on Joseph J Thomson for his work in the Physical Sciences

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