Reference numberEC/1881/21
TitleWatson, Henry William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Second in the Mathematical Tripos of 1850.
Has for a long time, been devoted to the study of the higher branches of applied Mathematics.
Is the author of a Treatise on the elements of Geometry, 1871,
a treatise on the Kinetic Theory of Gases, and, in conjunction with Mr S H Burbury, a treatise on the application of generalized coordinates to the Kinetics of a material system.
Has contributed papers to the Quarterly Journal Mathematics on Differential Equations, the motion of a particle referred to moving space, and other subjects.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: William Thomson; R B Clifton; William Esson; Balfour Stewart; J Challis; J C Adams; G H Darwin
From Personal Knowledge: T Archer Hirst; Rayleigh; Henry J S Smith; Bartholomew Price; I Todhunter; S Parkinson; W H Besant; J W L Glaisher; E J Routh; N M Ferrers; Robt B Hayward
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Watson, Henry William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6045Watson; Henry William (1827 - 1903)1827 - 1903
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