Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1851-09-12
Death 1934-10-17

Biographical notes:

Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81640450

Educated at Genera, Owens College, Manchester, Heidelberg. Ph. D. Heidelberg. He was professor of Physics in the University of Manchester 1888-1907. F. R. S. 1879. Secretary of Royal Society 1912-1919. Foreign Secretary of Royal Society 1920-1924. Royal Medal 1893. Rumford Medal 1926. President of British Association 1915. Copley Medallist R. S. 1931.

From the description of Correspondence, Ca. 1873-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79664054

Physicist. Member of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155004077

Born 1851 in Frankfurt-on-Main. In 1869 family moved to Manchester to escape Prussian annexation of Frankfurt. In 1871 he entered Owens College, Manchester. Ph.D. at Heidelberg. Fellow of the Royal Society, 1879; Professor of Applied Mathematics, Owens College, 1881; Langworthy Professor of Physics, Owens College, 1888; retired 1907 (succeeded by Rutherford). Knighted 1920.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587237

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64t6krh
Ark ID:
w64t6krh
SNAC ID:
8233175

Subjects:

  • Physics--Research
  • Eclipses
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Scientific expeditions--19th century
  • Eclipses--Photographs--19th century
  • Astronomy--Societies (Academies and learned societies)

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Thailand (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)