Reference numberEC/1917/09
Previous numbersCert XIII, 123; A05237
TitleNicholson, John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationProfessor of Mathematics, King's College, University of London. Distinguished for his investigations in mathematical physics. Author of the following papers among others: - 'General Solution of Electromangnetic Equations' (Phil Mag, 1907); 'Reflection of Waves from a Variable Stratum, with Application to Sound' (Proc Roy Soc, 1908); 'Bending of Electric Waves round the Earth' (Phil Mag, 1910, and elsewhere); 'Bending and Scattering of Waves by Large Spheres, and Theory of Wireless Telegraphy' (6 papers) (Phil Mag, 1910-1912, and Proc Lond Math Soc Ser 2, vol ix); 'Papers on Inductance and Resistance of Helical Coils, Parallel Wires, and in Telephone Circuits' (Proc Phys Soc, vols xxi-xxiii); 'Initial Motions of Electrified Systems' (Phil Mag, 1910 and 1911); 'Pressure of Radiation on Spherical and Cylindrical Particles' (Month Notices, Roy Astron Soc, 1910, Proc Lond Math Soc, vol ix); 'Electrons in Metallic Conduction and Optical Properties of Fused Metals' (Phil Mag, 1911); 'Asymptotic Expansions of Legendre and Bersal Functions' (ibid, 1908, 1910, and Quart Journ, vols clxiii, clxix); 'Constitution of Nebulae, the Solar Corona, and Wolf-Paget Stars' (10 papers) (Month Notices, Roy Astron Soc, 1911 onwards); 'Structure of Atom in Relation to Spectra' (Roy Soc Discussion, June, 1914, Phil Mag, 1914).
ProposersH F Newall; Frank W Dyson; Rayleigh; Joseph Larmor; A S Eddington; A Fowler; O W Richardson; J A Harker; A M W Downing
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Nicholson, John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6296Nicholson; John William (1881 - 1955)1881 - 1955
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