Authorised form of namePlucker; Julius (1801 - 1868)
Dates1801 - 1868
Dates and placesBirth:
Elberfeld, Germany (16 June or 16 July 1801)
Bonn, Germany (22 May 1868)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Copley Medal 1866
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1868-1869 vol 17 pp lxxxi-lxxxii
Paul A Tunbridge, 'Faraday's Genevese Friends' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 263-298
DSB gives birth date as 16 June 1801. On election certificate, first 'Professor' written in pencil.
Royal Society codeNA4992
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1855/17Plucker, Julius: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/3/222Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin on a paper 'On the magnetic induction of crystals' by Julius Plücker13 July 1857
RR/3/223Letter from Michael Faraday, on a paper 'On the magnetic induction of crystals' by Julius Plücker25 July 1857
RR/5/187Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On a new geometry of space' by Julius Plücker9 March 1865
RR/5/188Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On a new geometry of space' by Julius Plücker28 March 1865
RR/6/237Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'Fundamental views regarding mechanics' by Julius Plücker16 June 1866
RR/3/224Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the magnetic induction of crystals' by Julius Plücker19 December 1857
RR/5/186Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the spectra of ignited gases and vapours, with especial regard to the different spectra of the same elementary gaseous sub­stance' by Julius Plücker4 April 1864
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