Reference numberEC/1905/15
Previous numbersCert XII, 213
TitleWhittaker, Sir Edmund Taylor: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFellow and Mathematical Lecturerof Trinity College, Cambridge. Author of the treatise, 'A Course of Modern Analysis' (1902), and of the following papers (among others): - 'On the Connection of Algebraic Functions with Automorphic Functions' (Phil Trans, vol cxcii); Report 'On the Progress of the Solution of the Problem of Three Bodies' (Brit Assoc Report, 1899); 'On Lagrange's Parentheses in the Planetary Theory' (Messenger of Math, vol xxvi); 'On the Reduction of the Order of the Differential Equations of a Dynamical Problem by Use of the Integral of Energy' (ibid, vol xxx); 'Note on a Function Analagous to Weierstrass' Sigma-Function ' (ibid, vol xxxi); 'On Periodic Orbits' (Monthly Notices, Roy Astron Soc, vol lxii); 'On Periodic Orbits in the Restricted Problem of Three Bodies' (ibid, vol lxii); 'On the General Solution of Laplace's Equation and the Equation of Wave-Motions, and on an Undulatory Explanation of Gravity' (ibid, vol lxii); 'On the Solution of Dynamical Problems in Terms of Trigonometric Series' (Proc Lond Math Soc, vol xxxiv); 'On the Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics' (Math Ann, vol lvii). Author of the article, 'Die Mathematische Behandlung des n-Korperproblems' (Encycl d Math Wissen, vol iv).
ProposersA R Forsyth; H Darwin; Robert S Ball; J W L Glaisher; E J Routh; W Burnside; E W Hobson; H F Baker; P A MacMahon
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Whittaker, Sir Edmund Taylor: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Fellows associated with this archive
NA2270Whittaker; Sir; Edmund Taylor (1873 - 1956); mathematician1873 - 1956
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView