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Reference numberEC/1893/08
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TitleHobson, Ernest William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, and University Lecturer. Author of the following memoirs, paper and book: - 'On a Class of Spherical Harmonics of Complex Degree with Applications to Physical Problems' (Trans Camb Phil Soc, vol xiv); 'Synthetical Solutions in the Conduction of Heat' (Proc Lond Math Soc, vol xix); 'Systems of Spherical Harmonics' (ibid, vol xxii); 'On Harmonic Functions for the Elliptic Cone' (ibid, vol xxiii); 'On a Radiation Problem' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol vi); 'On a Theorem in Differentiation and its Application to Spherical Harmonics' (read before the Lond Math Soc, and in the press); 'On the Evaluation of a Certain Surface-Integral, and its Application to the Expansion of the Potential of Ellipsoids' (read before the Lond Math Soc, and in the press); 'On Fourier's Theorem (Messenger of Math, vol xi). Author of the article 'Trigonometry' in the 'Encyclopedia Britannica.' Author of a treatise on Trigonometry, including many of the higher developments.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: G H Darwin; J J Thomson; A R Forsyth; J W L Glaisher; A G Greenhill; E J Routh; Robert S Ball; G G Stokes; A Cayley
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Hobson, Ernest William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2170Hobson; Ernest William (1856 - 1933)1856 - 1933
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