Reference numberMM/22/45
TitleLetter from Augustus Edward Hough Love, 34 St Margaret's Road, Oxford, to [Edmund Taylor] Whittaker
Date31 October 1903
DescriptionHas at last been able to look at Whittaker's equations of electrodynamics and considers Whittaker's work to be new. Discusses analagous work in hydrodynamics by Helmholtz and Clebsch. Expresses scepticism about electrodynamics in general, 'I have never seen anything about electrons moving with excessive velocities that seemed to me to have a grain of sense in it'.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7994Love; Augustus Edward Hough (1863 - 1940)1863 - 1940
NA2270Whittaker; Sir; Edmund Taylor (1873 - 1956); Mathematician1873 - 1956
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