Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

James Croll ~ Physicist

James Croll – A Scottish physicist born at Coupar Angus (Little Whitefield) in 1821. Although only educated to elementary level, Croll taught himself science. Amongst his positions were millwright, insurance agent and keeper of the museum of Anderson’s College, Glasgow. Croll was part of the Scottish Geological Survey of 1867-81 and […]