FAMOUS PHYSICISTS: GJ Stoney

GJ Stoney“George Johnstone Stoney (15 February 1826 – 5 July 1911) was anAnglo-Irish physicist. He is most famous for introducing the term electron as the “fundamental unit quantity of electricity”.[1] He had introduced the concept, though not the word, as early as 1874 and 1881, and the word came in 1891.[2]  [3] [4] He published around 75 scientific papers during his lifetime.” from Wikipedia

Additional information

1. http://www.rds.ie/index.jsp?a=806&n=245&p=182

2. http://www.nuigalway.ie/science/stoney.html

3. https://sites.google.com/site/theatomicstructure18611880/example-content-page

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