Reference numberEC/1893/17
TitleYoung, Sydney: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Chemistry, University College, Bristol. Well known as a scientific chemist. Author of numerous papers on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, and on the border-land of Physics and Chemistry. Among these are: - 'Alkyl Fluorides;' 'Ethyl valerolactone;' 'Vapour-Pressures and Specific Volumes of Halogen Compounds in relation to the Periodic Law;' 'A New Method of determining Specific Volumes of Liquids and Saturated Vapours;' 'The Molecular Volumes of the Saturated Vapours of Benzene, and of its Halogen Derivatives.' Dr Young is also the joint author of numerous memoirs on the thermal properties of liquids, and allied subjects, several of which have appearedin full in the Philosophical Transactions.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: W Grylls Adams
From Personal Knowledge: Henry E Roscoe; W H Perkin; W J Russell; G Carey Foster; J H Gladstone; W Boyd Dawkins; William A Tilden; Geo Fras Fitzgerald; William Ramsay; Spencer Pickering
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Young, Sydney: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6164Young; Sydney (1857 - 1937)1857 - 1937
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