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Authorised form of nameVince; Samuel (1749 - 1821)
SurnameVince
ForenamesSamuel
Dates1749 - 1821
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Fressingfield, Suffolk, England (06 April 1749)
Death:
Ramsgate, Kent (28 November 1821)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy
Education:
MA (1778) Caius College, Cambridge
Career:
Rector, Kirby Bedon, Norfolk (1784); Vicar, South Creek, Norfolk (1786); Plumian Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge (1796)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
22/06/1786
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1780
Lectures:
Bakerian 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1804
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Notes:
Query over whether Bakerian Lecture was given in 1795 and 1796 - see "Bakerian Lecture" (Archives)
Royal Society codeNA7859
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/8/95Paper, 'A supplement to part three of his paper on the summation of infinite series' by Samuel Vince1784
L&P/9/5Paper, 'A new method of finding fluents by continuation' by Samuel Vince1786
L&P/8/80Paper, 'Supplement to part three of his paper on the summation of indefinite series' by Samuel Vince1784
L&P/9/58/2Plate, 'Precession of the equinoxes' by Samuel Vince1787
L&P/8/162Paper, 'On infinite series' by Samuel Vince1785
L&P/11/36/2Plate, 'Experimental apparatus' by Samuel Vince1797
L&P/8/81Paper, 'The sum S being given, to find the series of which it is the sum' by Samuel Vince1784
L&P/8/108Paper, 'Further supplement to his paper on the summation of infinite series' by Samuel Vince1784
L&P/8/109Paper, 'On friction' by Samuel Vince1784
L&P/9/58Paper, 'On the precession of the equinoxes' by Samuel Vince1787
L&P/7/170/2Plate, 'Geometric figures' by Samuel Vince1780
L&P/7/170Paper, 'An investigation of the principle of progressive and rotatory motion' by Samuel Vince1780
L&P/9/58/1Paper, 'On the precession of the equinoxes' by Samuel Vince1787
L&P/7/257Paper, 'New method of investigating the sums of infinite series' by Samuel Vince1782
L&P/9/205Paper, 'A new method of investigating the sums of infinite series' by Samuel Vince1791
L&P/10/66Paper, 'Observations on the fundamental property of the lever, with a proof of the principle assumed by Archimedes in his demonstration' by Samuel Vince1793
L&P/11/36/1Paper, 'Experiments upon the resistance of bodies moving in fluids' [Bakerian Lecture] by Samuel Vince1797
L&P/11/36Paper, 'Experiments upon the resistance of bodies moving in fluids' [Bakerian Lecture] by Samuel Vince1797
L&P/10/101Paper, 'On the theory of the motion and resistance of fluids' (Bakerian Lecture) by Samuel Vince1794
L&P/12/84Paper, 'Observations on the hypotheses of gravitation' [Bakerian Lecture] by Samuel Vince1804
L&P/11/77Paper, 'An unusual horizontal refraction of the air' [Bakerian Lecture] by Samuel Vince1798
L&P/11/77/1Paper, 'An unusual horizontal refraction of the air' [Bakerian Lecture] by Samuel Vince1798
L&P/12/1Letter, 'An account of some experiments on friction' from John Southern to Samuel Vince19 January 1801
EC/1786/17Vince, Samuel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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