Peter Guthrie Tait

1831 - 1901

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P G Tait collaborated with Maxwell, Thomson (Lord Kelvin) and Hamilton to make important contributions in both mathematics and physics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (14 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of P G Tait

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Topology and Scottish mathematical physics
  3. Tait's scrapbook
  4. Tait's 1888 address to the graduates
  5. EMS honours Maxwell and Tait
  6. P G Tait, Freddie Tait and golf
  7. P G Tait: Address to the graduates
  8. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to P G Tait
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1861
EMS Founder Member1883
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1883
Royal Society Royal Medal1886


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. C Pritchard (A bibliography)
  1. NNDB

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