Reference numberJHJ/5/1
Title'On the Equilibrium Configurations and motion of a tidally distorted mass of fluid'
DescriptionHandwritten manuscript. Jeans refers to himself on the first page as FRS, dating the manusript to after 1906. Given papers written by Jeans in 1915 ( 'On the Potential of Ellipsodial Bodies, and the Figures of Equilibrium of Rotating Liquid Masses') and 1916 ('On the Instability of the Pear-Shaped Figure of Equilibrium of a Rotating Mass of Liquid'), this material is likely to date from that period.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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