Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883Alternative names
Mathematician and physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.
From the description of Letters to officers of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1858-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83717699
From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803769
Epithet: printer, of London
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Epithet: President of the Royal Society
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Son of Andrew Spottiswoode M. P. Educated at Harow and Balliol College Oxford. B. A. 1845, 1st class mathematics. He studied curves and surfaces and the polarisation of light and was a very successful lecturer. F. R. S. 1853. Treasurer R. S. 1870-1878. President 1878-1883. President of British Association 1878.
From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1853-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84507257
- Scientific apparatus and instruments
- Astronomy--Societies (Academies and learned societies)
- Liverpool, Lancashire (as recorded)
- India, Asia (as recorded)
- Great Britain (as recorded)
- Lisbon, Portugal (as recorded)