Reference numberEC/1927/12
Previous numbersCert XIV, 35; A06248
TitleSaha, Meghnad N: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationEspecially distinguished for his development of the theory of high-temperature ionisation, which has been applied by himself and others to account for many of the principal features of solar and stellar spectra. Author of the following among other papers: - 'The Mechanical and Electro-dynamical Properties of the Electron' (Phil Mag, 1919); 'Ionisation in the Solar Chromosphere' (ibid, 1920); 'Elements in the Sun' (ibid, 1920); 'Selective Radiation Pressure' (Astrophys Journ, 1919); 'Temperature Radiation of Gases' (Phil Mag, 1921); 'A Physical Theory of Stellar Spectra' (Proc Roy Soc, 1921); 'Ionisation of Gases by Heat' (Calcutta Univ Press, 1922).
ProposersA Fowler; Gilbert T Walker; J Evershed; F A Lindemann; F W Dyson; H F Newall; Harold Jeffreys
Access statusOpen

Saha, Meghnad N: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5336Saha; Meghnad N (?1893 - 1956)?1893 - 1956
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