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**UNITED KINGDOM***(*__see also__List of Individuals)\5.11.1848 Lewisham/UK - 7.12.1928 Cambridge/UK\James Whitbread Lee Glaisher was the elder son of James Glaisher (1809-1903). The son went in 1867 to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1871 second wrangler. He there was appointed Lecturer and remained in Cambridge for the rest of his life. Glaisher's lectureship continued for thirty years until 1901; he was the tutor of the college from 1883 to 1893 and proceeded to the newly established ScD in 1887. He was elected to the Royal Society at the age of only 27 in 1875 and was awarded its Sylvester Medal in 1913. Very tall and spare in frame, Glaisher was fond in walking and cycling. Even in his early seventies he maintained the vitality and the geniality of youth, and it was only in the last years of his life that his health gave way. He died in his college rooms; Glaisher was never married.\Glaisher was much involved in the scientific organization of his time. He served on the Council of the Royal Society for three periods between 1883 and 1919. Glaisher joined the London Mathematical Society in 1872, was a Member of its Council continuously until retirement in 1906, served as its president in 1884-86 and was awarded the De Morgan Medal in 1908. He joined the Royal Astronomical Society in 1871, was on its Council from 1874 to 1928, served twice as its president and from thirtythree years presided over the Royal Astronomical Society club. Glaisher as his father was active in the British Association for the Advancement of Science, as secretary for section A, and as president of the section at the Leeds meeting of 1890. The main part of Glaisher's papers includes problems in mathematics and in astronomy. He was also much involved in researches in the history of sciences and presented an outstanding paper on the plus and minus sign in mathematics.\_{Forsyth, A.R. (1929). J.W.L. Glaisher. Proc. Royal Society A 126: i-xi. P}_{Forsyth, A.R. (2004). J.W.L. Glaisher. Oxford dictionary of National biography 22: 412-413. Glaisher, J.W.L. (1881). Mathematical papers of J.W.L. Glaisher. Cambridge.}_{Jones, P.S. (1972). Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee. Dictionary scientific biography 5: 413-414. Poggendorff, J.C. (1898). James Whitbread Glaisher. Biographisch-Literarisches Handwörter- buch 3: 524-525; 4: 502; 5: 427-428; 6: 900. Barth: Leipzig, with bibliography.}_{Turner, H.H. (1929). James Whitbread Lee Glaisher. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 89: 300-308. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/%7Ehistory/Mathematicians/Glaisher.html http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/GLAISHER J W Lhistory/Mathematicians/Glaisher.html P}

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**Glaisher**— ist der Name folgender Personen: James Glaisher (1809–1903), englischer Meteorologe und Aeronaut James Whitbread Lee Glaisher (1848–1928), englischer Mathematiker Siehe auch: Konstante von Glaisher Kinkelin … Deutsch Wikipedia**Glaisher**— is a surname, and may refer to:*James Glaisher, meteorologist *James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, mathematician … Wikipedia**Glaisher**— (spr. glĕscher), James, Physiker, geb. 7. April 1809 in London, gest. daselbst 7. Febr. 1903, war Assistent am Observatorium zu Madinglay bei Cambridge, dann in Greenwich und 1840–74 Direktor der magnetischen und meteorologischen Abteilung des… … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon**Glaisher**— (spr. glehsch r), James, Physiker und Meteorolog, geb. 7. April 1809 in London, gest. 7. Febr. 1903 in Croydon bei London, 1840 74 Leiter der magnetischen und meteorolog. Abteilung am königl. Observatorium in Greenwich, verdient bes. durch… … Kleines Konversations-Lexikon**GLAISHER J**— UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 7.4.1809 London/UK 7.2.1903 Croyden/UK At the age of 20, James Glaisher was appointed an assistant on the principal triangulation of the Irish ordnance survey, in which charge he made meteorological… … Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000**Glaisher (crater)**— lunar crater data latitude=13.2 N or S=N longitude=49.5 E or W=E diameter=16 km depth=2.0 km colong=311 eponym=James GlaisherGlaisher is a lunar impact crater that is located in the region of terrain that forms the southwest border about Mare… … Wikipedia**Glaisher-Kinkelin constant**— In mathematics, the Glaisher Kinkelin constant, typically denoted A , is a mathematical constant, related to the K function and the Barnes G function. It is named after mathematicians James Whitbread Lee Glaisher and Hermann Kinkelin.The constant … Wikipedia**Glaisher's theorem**— In number theory, Glaisher s theorem is an identity useful to the study of integer partitions. It is named for James Whitbread Lee Glaisher.It states that the number of partitions of an integer N into parts not divisible by d is equal to the… … Wikipedia**GLAISHER, JAMES**— meteorologist and founder of the Royal Meteorological Society, born in London; his first observations in meteorology were done as an officer of the Irish Ordnance Survey; in 1836, after service in the Cambridge Observatory, he went to… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia**James Whitbread Lee Glaisher**— (5 novembre 1848 à Lewisham (district londonien) 7 décembre 1928 à Cambridge), fils du météorologue James Glaisher … Wikipédia en Français