The editor who took the Sun to the heights of its formula was Kelvin McKenzie, who ran it from 1981 to 1994.
Kelvin remembered wrapping mackerel in them and eating them wild with seasoning.
I asked Kelvin what else he remembered about this place and the rectangles.
unit of absolute temperature scale, 1911, in honor of British physicist Sir William Thompson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907).
kelvin kel·vin (kěl'vĭn)
A unit of temperature in the Kelvin scale equal to 1/273.16 of the absolute temperature of the triple point of pure water.
The SI unit used to measure temperature, the basic unit of the Kelvin scale. A difference of one degree Kelvin corresponds to the same temperature difference as a difference of one degree Celsius. See Table at measurement. See also absolute zero.
|Kelvin, First Baron. Title of William Thomson 1824-1907. |
British mathematician and physicist known especially for his work on heat and electricity. In 1848 he proposed a scale of temperature independent of any physical substance, which became known as the Kelvin scale.