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Reference numberEC/1896/07
Previous numbersCert XII, 7
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TitleGray, Andrew: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Physics, University College of North Wales. Examiner in Mathematics for degrees in the University of Glasgow. For five years Private Assistant and Secretary to Sir W Thomson (Lord Kelvin); for four years Official Assistant to the Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow; and for the last nine years in his present post. Distinguished for his acquaintance with theoretical and experimental physics. Author of the following scientific works and papers: - 'Absolute Measurement in Electricity and Magnetism' (1889); 'Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity Magnetism' (vol i, 1888; vol ii, in two parts, 1893); 'ATreatise on Magnetismand Electricity,' shortly to be published; 'On the Determination in Absolute Units of the Intensity of Powerful Magnetic Fields' (Phil Mag, 1883); 'On the Dynamical Theory of Electro-magnetic Action' (ibid, 1890); 'On the Calculation of the Induction Coefficients of Coils' (ibid, 1892); 'On a New Reflecting Galvanometer of great sensibility, and on New Forms of Astatic Galvanometers,' jointly with T Gray (Proc Roy Soc, 1884); 'On the Relation between the Electrical Qualities and the Chemical Composition of Glass and Allied Substances,' Part I, jointly with T Gray and J J Dobbie (Proc Roy Soc, 1884); 'On the Electro-magnetic Theory of the Rotation of the Plane of Polarized Light' (Rept Brit Assoc, 1891).
ProposersJ Perry; S P Thompson; J Milne; O J Lodge; G F Fitzgerald; J H Poynting; W Ramsay; G Forbes; W H Preece; J D Everett; J A Ewing; A W Rucker; G C Foster; J Larmor; T R Jones; R B Clifton; A G Greenhill
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Gray, Andrew: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1399Gray; Andrew (1847 - 1925)1847 - 1925
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