James Hopwood Jeans, 1877-1946

  title={James Hopwood Jeans, 1877-1946},
  author={E. Milne},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={573 - 589}
  • E. Milne
  • Published 1947
  • History
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • Sir James Jeans, O.M., famous equally as mathematician, as theoretical physicist, as astronomer and as expositor of all three sciences, died at his home, Cleveland Lodge, Dorking, Surrey, on 16 September 1946, at the age of sixty-nine. He had suffered from heart attacks a year or two before, and he succumbed to coronary thrombosis, his last hours being passed in great pain. James Hopwood Jeans was born at Ormskirk, near Southport, Lancs., on 11 September 1877, the son of William Tullock Jeans… CONTINUE READING
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