Reference numberEC/1898/14
Previous numbersCert XII, 72
TitleScott, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate Assistant to the Jackson Professor of Experimental and Natural Philosophy. Distinguished by having paid great attention to the exact determination of atomic weights and of combining proportions by volume. Author, in conjunction with Professor Dewar, of papers on the Vapour Densities of Potassium and Sodium; on the Atomic Weights of Manganese, Oxygen, and Silver; and on the Molecular Weights of Substituted Ammonias, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society. Author of papers on Vapour Densities at High Temperatures, and on the Composition of Water by Volume, the last published in the Phil Trans, vol clxxxiv. Author of a text-book entitled 'Introduction to Chemical Theory' (A and C Black, 1891).
ProposersH E Armstrong; A C Brown; F R Japp; H McLeod; G D Liveing; J J Thomson; Henry E Roscoe; A Schuster; A W Rucker; W C Roberts-Austen; A W Williamson; J E Reynolds; Rayleigh
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Scott, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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