Reference numberEC/1898/12
Previous numbersCert XII, 70
TitlePreston, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Natural Philosophy, University College, Dublin. Fellow of the Royal University of Ireland. Inspector of Schools under the Science and Art Department. Has published works that have much advanced the study of Light and Heat. Author of treatise on 'The Theory of Light' (Macmillan, 1890); and of one on 'The Theory of Heat' (Macmillan, 1894); and of Memoirs 'On the Motion of a Particle and the Equilibrium of a String on a Spherical Surface' (Trans Roy Irish Acad, vol xxix, 1889), and 'On the Mass Inversion of Centrobaric Bodies' (Proc Roy Dubl Soc, 1887).
ProposersW de W Abhen; G Salmon; G F Fitzgerald; B Williamson; W N Hartley; J Joly; Howard Grubb; G J Allman; J D Everett; J C Malet; W J Sollas; D J Cunningham; G J Stoney; C V Boys; Robert S Ball; R B Clifton; J J Thomson; O J Lodge; William Huggins; G C Foster; W G Adams; S P Thompson; J Perry; G M Minchin
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Preston, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6642Preston; Thomas (1860 - 1900)1860 - 1900
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