Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881 - 1953

  title={Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881 - 1953},
  author={E. Gold},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={216 - 235}
  • E. Gold
  • Published 1954
  • Art
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Lewis Fry Richardson, D.Sc., F.R.S., who died quietly in his sleep, at Kilmun, Argyll, on 30 September 1953, had been a Fellow of the Society for 27 years and had contributed many papers to the Transactions and Proceedings. Richardson, born at Newcastle on Tyne on 11 October 1881, was the youngest child of David and Catherine Richardson who had a family of five boys and two girls. David Richardson was a tanner: the Richardsons had, in fact, been tanners for three hundred years. The story of the… Expand
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  • Mathematics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1946
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