Reference numberEC/1922/09
Previous numbersCert XIII, 222; A04932
TitleMilner, Samuel Roslington: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationImportant work in several different branches of physics; has elucidated the mechanism of the spark discharge; accounted for the discrepancies between the osmotic pressures and conductivities of strong electrolytes and the law of mass-action; discovered the irreversibility of formation of surface excess in soap solutions, elucidating the stability of liquid films; discovered the HgP series. In other branches may be mentioned: - 'The Thermal Conductivity of Water' (joint paper); 'Polarisation of a Metallic Anode'; 'Secohmmeter in measuring Combined Resistances and Capacities'; 'Interference Fringes with Glass Wedges'; Case of non-radiation in an accelerated electron system.
ProposersW M Hicks; H L Callendar; C G Barkla; W P Wynne; A W Porter; S Young; A Fowler; R J Strutt; Robert A Hadfield; W H Bragg; Oliver Lodge
Access statusOpen

Milner, Samuel Roslington: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1141Milner; Samuel Roslington (1875 - 1958)1875 - 1958
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