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Egon Pearson: Cambridge lecture notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7889

Scope and Contents

Lecture notes taken by Pearson while a student at Cambridge University: T. Bromwich, differential equations of mathematical physics, April-June 1919. A.S. Eddington, combination of observations, post First World War. A.S. Eddington, relativity, post First World War. A.S. Eddington, spherical astronomy and determination of orbits, post First World War. A.S. Eddington, spherical astronomy, post First World War. G.H. Hardy, differentation and maxima and mimima implicit functions, Autumn 1915. Richmond, curves in space, Lent 1915. G.I. Taylor, the theory of tides, c. 1920. Lectures on solar physics, 1920. Lectures on the theory of errors.


  • Creation: 1914-1920


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Presented by Professor E.S. Pearson, 1971.

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