Reference numberNLB/7/33
Alternative reference numberNLB/6 p14
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Carlo F Ferraris, Rector of the University of Padua
Date13 November 1892
DescriptionFerraris' letter of the 28th September was laid before the President and Council at their recent meeting and they have appointed George Howard Darwin FRS, Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and Joseph Norman Lockyer FRS, Professor of the Royal College of Science, to represent the Society at the University of Padua on the interesting occasion of the tercentenary of the accession of Galileo Galilei to the chair of mathematics in that University.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912); mathematician and geophysicist1845 - 1912
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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