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James Gordon Gray

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James Gordon Gray (c1876-1934)

Post-WWI: Awarded £2900 by the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors for stabilizing gear[1]



1934 Obituary [2]

IT is with great regret that we have to record that Dr. James Cordon Gray, Cargill Professor of Applied Physics at the University of Glasgow, died suddenly on November 6th. He was in his fifty-ninth year and was the second son of the late Professor Andrew Gray, at one time assistant, and later successor, to Lord Kelvin in the Chair of Natural Philosophy at Glasgow. James Gray 's name will always be associated in scientific history with his work on gyrostats and the practical applications of gyroscopic theory..............




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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 13, 1925
  2. The Engineer 1934/11/16