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Authorised form of nameSynge; John Lighton (1897 - 1995)
SurnameSynge
ForenamesJohn Lighton
Dates1897 - 1995
Dates and placesBirth:
23 March 1897
Death:
30 March 1995
ActivityEducation:
ScD (Dublin)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1943
SourcesReferences:
W Hayes, 'Physics as well as poetry. Physicists of Ireland, edited by M McCartney and A Whitaker' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 245-246
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of the Fellows of the Royal Society Vol 54, 2008, pp 401-424
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/103217980
Royal Society codeNA2243
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1943/17Synge, John Lighton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/3592Synge, John Lightonnd
RR/44/89Second referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The tightness of the teeth, considered as a problem concerning the equilibrium of a thin incompressible elastic membrane' by John Lighton Synge25 May 1932
RR/44/90Referee's report by Patrick Playfair Laidlaw, on a paper 'The tightness of the teeth, considered as a problem concerning the equilibrium of a thin incompressible elastic membrane' by John Lighton SyngeJune 1932
RR/34/116Referee's report by Alfred Arthur Robb, on a paper 'On the geometry of dynamics' by John Lighton Synge[March 1926]
RR/51/94Referee's report by Richard Vynne Southwell, on a paper 'The stability of quadratic velocity-distributions for an inviscid liquid flowing between parallel planes' by John Lighton Synge[November 1933]
RR/51/96Referee's report by Richard Vynne Southwell, on a paper 'On the disturbance of the steady flow of an inviscid liquid between parallel planes' by John Lighton Synge[March 1934]
RR/51/95Referee's report by Leonard Bairstow, on a paper 'The stability of quadratic velocity-distributions for an inviscid liquid flowing between parallel planes' by John Lighton Synge18 November 1933
RR/51/97Referee's report by Leonard Bairstow, on a paper 'On the disturbance of the steady flow of an inviscid liquid between parallel planes' by John Lighton Synge[January 1934]
RR/62/41Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'A criticism of the method of expansion in powers of the gravitational constant in general relativity' by John Lighton Synge[January 1937]
RR/62/40Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'Integral electromagnetic theorems in general relativity' by John Lighton Synge[June 1936]
RR/65/256Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'On the stability of a viscous liquid between rotating coaxial cylinders' by John Lighton Synge13 May 1938
RR/67/416Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic two-body problem' by John Lighton SyngeJuly 1940
RR/67/415Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic two-body problem' by John Lighton Synge1940
RR/70/233Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'The method of the hypercircle in function-space for boundary-value problems' by John Lighton Synge1947
RR/34/117Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'On the geometry of dynamics' by John Lighton Synge[February 1926]
RR/44/88Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The tightness of the teeth, considered as a problem concerning the equilibrium of a thin incompressible elastic membrane' by John Lighton SyngeFebruary 1932
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