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Reference numberEC/1903/10
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TitleRutherford, Ernest, Baron Rutherford of Nelson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Experimental Physics, McGill University, Montreal. As one who has made discoveries in the science of Electricity, and as the author of the following papers: - 'A Magnetic Detector of Electromagnetic Waves and some of its Applications' (Phil Trans, 1897); 'On the Passage of Electricity through Gases exposed to Rontgen Rays' (with Prof J J Thomson) (Phil Mag, vol xlii, p 392); 'On the Electrification of Gases exposed to Rontgen Rays and the Absorption of Rontgen Rays by Gases and Vapours' (ibid, vol xliii, p 241); 'On a Radio-active Substance emitted by Thorium compounds' (ibid, vol xlix, p 1); 'On Radio-activity produced in a Substance by the action of Thorium compounds' (ibid, vol xlix, p 161); 'The Discharge of Electrification by Ultra-Violet Light' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol ix, p 401); 'Dependence of the Current through Conducting Gases on the Direction of the Electric Field' (Phil Mag, series VI, vol ii, p 210); 'Dischargeof Electricity from Glowing Platium and the Velocity of the Ions' (Physical Review, vol xiii, p 321); 'On the Effect of Temperature on Radio-active Substances' (Physikal Zeits, 1901); 'On the Energy of Rontgen and Becquerel Rays' (with McClung) (Phil Trans, 1901)
ProposersJ J Thomson; Rayleigh; O J Lodge; J H Poynting; [George Gabriel Stokes]; C T R Wilson
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Rutherford, Ernest, Baron Rutherford of Nelson: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
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