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Reference numberEC/1850/06
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TitleBarlow, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe discoverer of the diurnal alternation of spontaneous electric currents in wires connected with the Earth at Distant points. The author of a paper on Different modes of Illuminating Lighthouses Phil Trans 1837 - on Spontaneous Electric Currents observed in the wires of electric telegraphs Phil Trans - 1849 - on the Curves of Equal horizontal thrust of Arches Trans Civil Engineers - for which he was awarded the Telford Medal. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Theoretical and Practical Mechanics.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Wm Edward Parry; Baden Powell; Jas C Ross; G B Airy; G Mackmurdo
From Personal Knowledge. Peter Barlow; M Faraday; W Cubitt; Joshua Field; I K Brunel; C W Pasley; C J Beverly; W Brockedon
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Barlow, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7672Barlow; William Henry (1812 - 1902)1812 - 1902
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