George Barker Jeffery

George Barker Jeffery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Barker Jeffery (9 May 1891 - 27 April 1957) was a leading mathematical physicist in the early twentieth century. He is probably best known to the scientifically literate public as the translator of papers by Einstein, Lorentz, and other fathers of relativity theory (see citations below). Jeffery was born in 1891 and educated at Strand School, Wilson's School and at King's College London. In 1909 he qualified as a teacher at the London Day Training College and graduated from University College London in 1911. From 1912 to 1921 Jeffery served as Assistant Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at University College, London. He was a research student and assistant of L. N. G. Filon. In 1921 he became University Reader in Mathematics at University College. In 1922 he was appointed Professor of Mathematics at King's College London. In 1924 he returned to University College as Astor Professor of Pure Mathematics.
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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136715341
  • 9786136715346