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Authorised form of nameAtwood; George (1746 - 1807)
SurnameAtwood
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1746 - 1807
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
1746
Death:
His house in Westminster (1807)
Burial Place:
St Margaret's Church, Westminster
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, physics
Education:
Westminster School; BA (1769) MA (1772) Trinity College Cambridge
Career:
Fellow and Tutor , Trinity College Cambridge
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/06/1776
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1796
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Royal Society codeNA7824
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1776/13Atwood, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/7/214Paper, 'A general theory for the mensuration of the angle subtended by two objects' by George Atwood1781
L&P/8/150Letter, 'Of the meteor of 28 April 1785' from George Atwood to unknown recipient17 April 1785
L&P/8/184Paper, 'On a property of prime numbers' by George Atwood1786
L&P/10/99Letter, 'Account of spontaneous inflammation' from Thomas B Woodman to George Atwood9 June 1794
L&P/10/74/3Plate, 'Apparatus for determining the times of vibration of watch balances' by George Atwood1794
L&P/10/74/1Paper, 'Investigations, founded on the theory of motion, for determining the times of vibration of watch balances' by George Atwood1794
L&P/10/74Paper, 'Investigations, founded on the theory of motion, for determining the times of vibration of watch balances' by George Atwood1794
L&P/10/74/2Plate, 'Figures for determining the times of vibration of watch balances' by George Atwood1794
L&P/11/52Paper, 'A disquisition of the stability of ships' by George Atwood1798
L&P/10/137Paper, 'Construction and analyisis of geometrical propositions...also determining the stability of ships' by George Atwood1795
L&P/10/137/3Plate, 'Geometrical figures' by George Atwood1795
L&P/10/137/1Paper, 'Construction and analyisis of geometrical propositions...also determining the stability of ships' by George Atwood1795
L&P/10/137/2Plate, 'Geometrical figures' by George Atwood1795
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