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Authorised form of nameLippmann; Gabriel Jonas (1845 - 1921)
SurnameLippmann
ForenamesGabriel Jonas
Dates1845 - 1921
Dates and placesBirth:
Hollerich, Luxembourg (16 August 1845)
Death:
At sea (12 or 13 July 1921)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics, instrumental astronomy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
26/11/1896
Medals/Prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1908
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1922 vol 101 pp i-iii, plate, signed by A S
Publications:
D J Mitchell 'Reflecting nature:chemistry and comprhensibility in Gabriel Lippmann's 'physical method of photgraphing colour' ' NR 2010, Vol 64, pp319-318
Notes:
Dates of election and death incorrect in Proc RS. DSB gives death date as 12 July 1921, and gives middle name.
Royal Society codeNA5236
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1896/26Lippmann, Gabriel Jonas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/183Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1891
NLB/5/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Gabriel Lippmann, Membre de l'Institut, 4 Carrefour de l'Odeon, Paris15 April 1891
NLB/5/250Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Gabriel Jonas Lippmann, 4 Carrefour de l'Odeon, Paris20 April 1891
NLB/13/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], [Secretary, Royal Society]23 July 1896
NLB/12/745Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Haddon25 April 1896
NLB/12/750Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor James Dewar, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1896
NLB/12/829Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to M le Dr Alphonse Berget, 16 Rue de Vaugirard, Paris13 May 1896
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