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|Jeans, James Hopwood.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 30, 1896.
S. of William Tullock [journalist], of 77, Brailsford Road, Tulse Hill, London . B. [Sept. 11, 1877], at Southport, Lancashire .
School, Merchant Taylors', London .
Matric. Michs. 1896;
(2 nd Wrangler, 1898; Math. Trip., Pt II, 1st Class, 1900);
Isaac Newton student, 1900;
Smith's prize, 1901;
Hon. Fellow, 1941.
University Lecturer in Mathematics, 1904-5.
Stokes Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, 1910-12.
Hon. D.Sc., Oxford [ Oxfordshire ], Manchester [ Lancashire ], Benares [ India ];
Hon. LL.D., Aberdeen [ Aberdeenshire ], Johns Hopkins [ USA ], St Andrews [ Fife ];
Hon. Sc.D., Dublin [ Ireland ].
Professor of Astronomy at the Royal Institution.
Professor of Applied Mathematics, Princeton University [ New Jersey ], 1905-9.
F.R.S.; gold medal, 1919; Secretary, 1919-29.
President of R.A.S., 1925-7; gold medal, 1922.
President of British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1934; of India Science Congress Association, 1938.
Franklin medal of the Franklin Institute, 1931.
Mukerjee medal of the Indian Association for Advancement of Science, 1937.
Calcutta medal of the R. Asiatic Society of Bengal , 1938.
Author, The Dynamical Theory of Gases; The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism; Radiation and the Quantum Theory; Atomicity and Quanta ; and of such very popular works as The Universe around us; The Mysterious Universe; Stars in their Courses, etc.
Of Cleveland Lodge, Dorking [ Surrey ], in 1945.
Died there Sept. 16, 1946.
( Who's Who; The Times, Sept. 17, 1946.)
|James Hopwood JEANS |
Approx. lifespan: 18771946
pens. Trinity College adm1896:06:30
s. of William Tullock JEANS ,, of 77 Brailsford Road, Tulse Hill, London ,
b. Southport, Lancashire , 1877:09:11
Sch: Merchant Taylors' School London ,
(2 nd Wrangler 1898;
Math.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class(1900);
Isaac Newton Student: 1900
Smith's Prize 1901
Hon. Fellow 1941
University Lecturer in Mathematics 1904-05
Stokes Lecturer in Applied Mathematics 1910-12
Hon. DSc Oxford University [Oxfordshire], Manchester, [Lancashire], Benares, [India],
Hon.LLD Aberdeen, [Aberdeenshire], Johns Hopkins, [ USA ], St Andrews, [Fife],
Hon. ScD Dublin, [Ireland],
Professor of: Astronomy at the Sch: Royal Institution )) Royal
Professor of: Applied Mathematics[+ci] Sch: Princeton University )) [New Jersey], [ USA ], 1905-09
gold medal 1919
President: of R.A.S. 1925-27
gold medal 1922
President of British: Association for Advancement of Science 1934
of India Science Congress Association 1938
Franklin Medal of the Sch: Franklin Institute Franklin, ???, 1931
Mukerjee Medal of Indian Association for Advancement of Science 1937
Calcutta Medal of the R. Asiatic Society of Bengal , India , 1938
Publ.: The Dynamical Theory of Gases; The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism; Radiation and the Quantum Theory; Atomicity and Quanta ; and of such very popular works as The Universe around us; The Mysterious Universe; Stars in their Courses etc.
Of Cleveland Lodge, Cleveland, Dorking, [Surrey], in1945
d. there 1946:09:16
( Who's Who; The Times 1946:09:17)