Encyclopedia of World Biography. Kilpatrick- Louis by Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

By Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

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Rejected, he returned home to study for a year at Newberry College. S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, from which he graduated in 1942. For the remainder of World War II Kirkland served as a chief mate aboard merchant ships. Early Union Career At the end of World War II he received a master’s license and joined Local 688 of the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots. That was to be his only experience as a rank-and-file union member. , where he worked as a cartographer for the Navy’s Hydrographical Office.

The Southern Cross itself became almost a hero, too. Kingsford Smith, Ulm, and their aircraft went on to make more records, including the first nonstop flight across Australia and the first flights across the stormy Tasman Sea to and from New Zealand. In March 1929 they continued their planned flight around the world by flying on to England. Forced down by storms in the remote Australian northwest, the crew was lost for 13 days. The enormous public attention was sharpened by the loss of two flying friends of the lost pilots who were searching for them.

Furthermore, the law implies that the greater the opacity of a body, the more complete its spectrum, and that the true emission spectrum of a substance is obtained in its gaseous state. ’’ Kirchhoff and Bunsen became celebrities overnight. Subsequent scientific developments did full justice to the elation of the moment. Spectroscopy turned out to be the magic key to a great number of practical discoveries, and half a century later it ushered in the era of modern atomic physics. In a sense, Kirchhoff’s great success in spectroscopy drew attention away from his varied contributions to every branch of physics.

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