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Authorised form of namePlucker; Julius (1801 - 1868)
Dates1801 - 1868
NationalityGerman
Place of birthElberfeld, Germany
Date of birth16 June or 16 July 1801
Place of deathBonn, Germany
Date of death22 May 1868
Research fieldMathematics; physics
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, physics
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election14/06/1855
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1866
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1868-1869 vol 17 pp lxxxi-lxxxii
References:
Paul A Tunbridge, 'Faraday's Genevese Friends' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 263-298
Notes:
DSB gives birth date as 16 June 1801. On election certificate, first 'Professor' written in pencil.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/14854402
Royal Society codeNA4992
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
EC/1855/17Plucker, Julius: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
PT/72/1Paper, 'On the spectra of ignited gases and vapours with expecial [sic] regard to the different spectra of the same elementary gaseous substance' by Dr J [Julius] Plucker and J W [Johann Wilhelm] Hittorf[1864]
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
PT/71/8Paper, 'On a new geometry of space' by J [Julius] Plucker[1864]
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
PT/72/1/1Manuscript, 'On the spectra of ignited gases and vapours with expecial regard to the different spectra of the same elementary gaseous substance' by Dr J [Julius] Plucker and J W [Johann Wilhelm] Hittorf[1864]
PT/72/1/2Plate, spectral tubes and spectroscope by [Jul Scheuren][1864]
PT/72/1/3Plate, 'Spectra primi ordinis nitrogenii sulphuris carbonis' by unknown artist[1864]
PT/72/1/4Plate, 'Spectra primi ordinis nitrogenii sulphuris carbonis' by Jul Scheuren[1864]
PT/72/1/5Plate, 'Spectra secundi ordinis nitrogenii oxygenii phosphoris sulphuris selenii' by unknown artist[1864]
PT/75/7/42Diagrams, crystals suspended between poles by [Julius Plucker?][1857]
PT/75/7/43Diagrams, magnetic axes of crystals by [Julius Plucker?][1857]
PT/75/7/44Diagrams, magnetic axes of ellipsoids by [Julius Plucker?][1857]
MC/7/154Letter from J J [James Joseph] Sylvester, Woolwich Common, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]16 December 1864
MC/7/184Letter from J J [James Joseph] Sylvester, Woolwich Common, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]22 February 1865
MC/7/373Letter from [Julius] Plücker, Bonn, to the Royal Society11 November 1866
MC/7/386Letter from [Albrecht von Bernstorff], Prussian ambassador, Prussian Embassy, to the Secretary of the Royal Society12 December 1866
MC/8/4Letter from [Julius] Plücker, Bonn, to General [Edward] Sabine, President of the Royal Society15 January 1867
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