Reference numberEC/1896/19
Previous numbersCert XII, 19
TitleWilson, William Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionSupplementary certificate of a Candidate for Election
CitationIn addition to the qualifications already set forth the following may be mentioned: - (1) Mr Wilson has undertaken to carry out Experiments on Solar Radiation for the Committee of the British Association; (2) He has written a paper entitled 'The Thermal Radiation from Sun Spots' (Monthly Notices, RAS, vol lv, No 8); (3) He has also written on 'The Effect of Pressure of the surrounding Gas on the Temperature of the Crater of the Electric arc' (Proc Roy Soc, vol lviii).
ProposersG M Minchin; C V Boys; G J Stoney; G F Fitzgerald; Howard Grubb; J Joly; J E Reynolds
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
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Wilson, William Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5490Wilson; William Edward (1851 - 1908)1851 - 1908
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