George Francis FitzGerald

1851 - 1901

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George FitzGerald was a Irish physicist best known for the FitzGerald Contraction -- a way of explaining special relativity.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to George FitzGerald
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Fellow of the Royal Society1883
Royal Society Royal Medal1899
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1900
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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