Reference numberEC/1896/14
Previous numbersCert XII, 14
TitlePearson, Karl: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Prof of Mathematics and Mechanics at University College, London. Editor and joint Author of vol i of Tod hunter's 'History of Elasticity.' Author of the following papers on Elasticity: 'On the Distortion of a Solid Elastic Sphere' (Quart Journ Math, vol xvi); 'On Twists in an Infinite Elastic Medium' (Mess of Math, vol xiii); 'On the Flexure of Heavy Beams' (Quart Journ Math, vol xxiv); 'On the Generalised Equations of Elasticity, and their Apllication to the Wave Theory of Light' (Proc Lond Math Soc, vol xx); 'On Energy in an Elastic Solid' (Mess of Math, 1889); 'On Wohler's Experiments on Alternating Stress' (ibid, 1890); also 'Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Evolution' (Phil Trans, 1894).
ProposersO Henrici; E J Routh; J Larmor; J W L Glaisher; M J M Hill; T G Bonney; O Lodge; F Galton; J J Walker; G C Foster; A W B Kennedy; [A Cayley]; P A MacMahon; E W Hobson; A B Kempe; E B Elliott; A E H Love; A G Greenhill; W T Thiselton Dyer; R B Clifton; R Meldola
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Pearson, Karl: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
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