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Authorised form of nameMilne; Edward Arthur (1896 - 1950)
SurnameMilne
ForenamesEdward Arthur
Dates1896 - 1950
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Hull, Yorkshire, England (14 February 1896)
Death:
Dublin, Ireland (21 September 1950)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astrophysics, cosmology
Education:
MA (Cantab)
Career:
Professor of Applied Mathematics in the University of Manchester
Honours:
MBE 1919
Memberships:
FRAS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/05/1926
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1941
Lectures:
Bakerian 1929
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 102/6/84. Papers deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 421-443, plate, by W H McCrea
References:
Brebis Bleaney, 'The Physical Sciences in Oxford, 1918-1939 and Earlier' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 247-261
Meg Weston Smith, 'E A Milne and the Creation of Air Defence: Some Letters From an Unprincipled Brigand, 1916-1919' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 241-255
R Singh and F Riess, 'The nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman FRS and his contacts with the British Scientific community in a social and political context' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 47-64
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/44697221
Royal Society codeNA8077
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/7/2/4/1/2Letter from Home Office refusing visa, 13 June 1945, and Blackett's correspondence with other colleagues involved requesting meeting with Royal Society to discuss the matter.1945
EC/1926/20Milne, Edward Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/1/6Nobel Prize1948
RR/72/171Letter from Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The use of quaternions in wave-tensor calculus' by C W Kilmister3 August 1949
RR/34/97Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'On the opacity of stellar material' by O W Roy[September 1926]
RR/37/64Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Diffraction and resonance' by E T Hanson1928
RR/38/60Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Diffraction' by E T HansonNovember 1929
RR/35/61Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The continuous absorption of light in potassium vapour' by Robert Williams DitchburnSeptember 1927
RR/38/23Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A detailed study of the "radioactive decay" of, and the penetration of a-particles into, a simplified one-dimensional nucleus' by Ralph Howard Fowler and Alan Herries WilsonMay 1929
RR/39/98Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The structure and opacity of a stellar atmosphere' by Edward Arthur Milne[July 1929]
RR/37/135Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A mathematical discussion on the structure of wood in relation to its elastic properties' by A T PriceJune 1928
RR/39/99Referee's report by James Hopwood Jeans, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The structure and opacity of a stellar atmosphere' by Edward Arthur Milne[1929]
RR/41/109Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The effect of ozone on the temperature of the upper atmosphere. —II' by E H GowanFebruary 1930
RR/43/84Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The broadening of the lines in the absorption spectra of the alkaline metallic vapours' by Kariamanikkam Srinivasa KrishnanSeptember 1930
RR/45/26Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The stellar coefficients of absorption and opacity' by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar[June 1931]
RR/48/92Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'An extension of southwell's method of analysing experimental observations in problems of elastic stability' by H R Fisher[December 1933]
RR/47/110Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The intensities of certain nebular lines and the mean lives of atoms emitting them' by A F StevensonFebruary 1932
RR/72/172Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The use of quaternions in wave-tensor calculus' by C W Kilmister1949
RR/54/59Second referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'On the foundations of dynamics' by Edward Arthur MilneDecember 1935
RR/61/11Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The basis of a theory of the universe' by F L ArnotApril 1937
RR/54/58Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'On the foundations of dynamics' by Edward Arthur MilneNovember 1935
RR/54/44Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Absolute parallelism and metric in the expanding universe theory' by G C McVittieApril 1935
RR/53/96Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The mean lives of excited hydrogen atoms' by J H E Griffiths[August 1934]
RR/55/83Third referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Time-lag in a control system' by A Callender, Douglas Rayner Hartree and A PorterOctober 1935
RR/58/104Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'Kinematics, dynamics, and the scale of time' by Edward Arthur MilneOctober 1936
RR/57/22Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Gauss's theorem in general relativity' by George Frederick James Temple[November 1935]
RR/58/105Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'Kinematics, dynamics, and the scale of time II' by Edward Arthur MilneDecember 1936
RR/61/15Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The basis of a theory of the universe II' by F L ArnotMay 1937
RR/63/24Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'Kinematics, dynamics and the scale of time, III' by Edward Arthur MilneJanuary 1937
RR/58/106Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'The inverse square law of gravitation' by Edward Arthur MilneMay 1936
RR/63/23Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'The inverse square law of gravitation—II and III' by Edward Arthur MilneFebruary 1937
RR/61/111Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A new basis for cosmology' by Paul Adrien Maurice DiracJanuary 1938
RR/69/73Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The internal ballistics of a leaking gun' by J Corner1946
RR/67/59Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The derivation of mechanics from the law of gravitation in relativity theory' by G L ClarkAugust 1940
RR/63/22Second referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'The equations of electromagnetism. I - Fundamental identifications. II - Field theory' by Edward Arthur MilneJanuary 1938
RR/63/21Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'The equations of electromagnetism. I - Fundamental identifications. II - Field theory' by Edward Arthur MilneNovember 1937
RR/65/231Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A theory of radiation' by the late George Adolphus SchottJanuary 1939
RR/65/245Second referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Influence of radiation on ionization equilibrium' by B N SrivastavaJune 1938
RR/65/244Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Influence of radiation on ionization equilibrium' by B N SrivastavaFebruary 1938
RR/69/234Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'On the conservation of momentum' by Edward Arthur Milne1945
RR/69/72Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The internal ballistics of a gun after shot ejection' by J Corner1946
RR/69/109Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Some applications of the Riesz potential to the theory of the electromagnetic field and the meson field' by N E Fremberg1946
RR/69/57Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Limitations of the Newtonian time scale in relation to non-equilibrium rheological states and a theory of quasi-properties' by J E Caffyn, G W S Blair and B C Veinoglou28 June 1946
RR/71/7Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A note on the classical theory of a point source' by F C Auluck and D S Kothari[1948]
RR/69/328Second referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium in the ionosphere' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley1945
RR/69/327Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium in the ionosphere' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley1945
RR/72/63Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The external gravitational and electromagnetic fields of rotating bodies' by G L Clark1949
RR/72/82Letter from Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The velocity of sound in general relativity, with a discussion of the problem of the fluid sphere with constant velocity of sound' by A R Curtis to the Secretary of the Royal Society5 September 1949
RR/72/200Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'The relativity of Galilean frames' by Edward Arthur Milne1949
RR/72/199Referee's report by George Frederick James Temple, on a paper 'The relativity of Galilean frames' by Edward Arthur Milne1949
RR/72/64Letter from Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The external gravitational and electromagnetic fields of rotating bodies' by G L Clark to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society6 November 1949
RR/72/83Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The velocity of sound in general relativity, with a discussion of the problem of the fluid sphere with constant velocity of sound' by A R Curtis16 June 1949
RR/72/65Letter from D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The external gravitational and electromagnetic fields of rotating bodies' by G L Clark to Edward Arthur Milne17 January 1950
NLB/71/637Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS19 September 1928
NLB/72/250Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS7 June 1929
NLB/72/200Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, MBE, FRS16 May 1929
NLB/72/188Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, MBE, FRS11 May 1929
NLB/72/468Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS; Banbury Road, Oxford6 November 1929
NLB/72/611Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS23 January 1930
NLB/73/96Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS26 November 1930
NLB/72/57Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS8 February 1929
NLB/73/270Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS17 April 1931
IM/GA/WS/1789Milne, Edward Arthur1946
NLB/31/809Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Edward Arthur Milne, Fellow of the Royal Society, Shide, Newport, Isle of Wight17 November 1905
RR/28/48Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium: the relation between the spectral energy curve of a star and the law of darkening of the disc towards the limb, special reference to the effects of scattering and the solar spectrum' by Edward Arthur Milne[June 1922]
RR/45/113Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'An alternative to the rejection of observations' by Harold Jeffreys[April 1932]
RR/28/45Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium: the relation between the spectral energy curve of a star and the law of darkening of the disc towards the limb, special reference to the effects of scattering and the solar spectrum' by Edward Arthur Milne[1922]
RR/55/81Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Time-lag in a control system' by A Callender, Douglas Rayner Hartree and A PorterAugust 1935
RR/65/74Second referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Classical theory of radiating electrons' by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac1938
RR/71/126Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The thermal equilibrium at the tropopause and the temperature of the lower stratosphere' by R M Goody[1948]
RR/34/67Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'An analysis of the electromagnetic field into moving elements' by Samuel Roslington Milner[October 1926]
RR/55/82Second referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Time-lag in a control system' by A Callender, Douglas Rayner Hartree and A Porter18 August 1935
RR/63/20Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'The equations of electromagnetism. I - Fundamental identifications. II - Field theory' by Edward Arthur MilneAugust 1937
RR/65/73Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Classical theory of radiating electrons' by Paul Adrien Maurice DiracApril 1938
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