Koslin, Prussia (now Koszalin, Poland)
Birth Date and Death
Born January 2, 1822 and died August 24, 1888 in Bonn, Germany
Clausius entered the University of Berlin in 1840 although he was still not clear which subjects he would pursue. In 1846 he entered Boeck's Royal Seminary and submitted his dissertation, on the problem of reflected light in the sky, to Halle University in 1847. He received his doctorate, with distinction, on 15 July 1848.
Major Contributions to Physics
Summary of Research
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"Clausius, Rudolf (1822-1888) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography." ScienceWorld. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 May 2015. <http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Clausius.html>.