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Reference numberEC/1935/02
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TitleAndrade, Edward Neville da Costa: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his researches on ionisation in flames. His Heidelberg Dissertation of 1911 is still referred to as a standard work. His pioneer work on plastic flow led him to the identification (in 1914) of single metal crystals. Was associated with Lord Rutherford in the first determination of gamma-ray wave-lengths. Has done much in recent times to clear up outstanding problems on the movements in vibrating columns of gas. Is director of a flourishing research school at University College (London). Author of a standard treatise on the Structure of the Atom and numerous other works.
ProposersRutherford; Wm Wilson; W H Bragg; G B Jeffery; H R Robinson; L N G Filon; E V Appleton; R Robertson; H C Plummer
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Andrade, Edward Neville da Costa: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8102Andrade; Edward Neville da Costa (1887 - 1971); physicist1887 - 1971
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