• Born date: 1881-07-05
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1948-09-01
Thomas Parnell (scientist)

Thomas Parnell (5 July 1881 – 1 September 1948) was the first Professor of Physics at the University of Queensland. He started the famous pitch drop experiment there.Thomas was born in Northants, England and died in Brisbane. He was educated at St. John's College, in Cambridge, and received his B.A. in 1903.