George Green was a pioneering 19th-century mathematical physicist, whose work influenced modern physics. He was by trade a miller, of scant formal education until most his finest work was complete. Then, at the age of 40, he went to Caius College, Cambridge, to read for a degree in mathematics. He was without public recognition during his lifetime, and it was Kelvin who saw the importance of his work and gave it wide publicity. Today, Green's function technique has been adapted to quantam mechanical problems in areas as diverse as nuclear physics, quantam electrodynamics and superconductivity. This biography's publication coincides with the bicentenary of Green's birth.
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Before her death in April 2000, Mary Cannell was serving as Honorary Secretary to the George Green Memorial Fund., a position she had held since 1978. Prior to that, she was Acting Principal of Nottingham College of Education. During her lifetime, she wrote several articles and delivered more than 50 lectures on Green's life and education in Nottingham and Cambridge.
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Book Description Athlone Pr, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11048511433X
Book Description Athlone Pr, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX048511433X