PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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CHERRY, Thomas MacFarland
Born Melbourne 21 May 1898; died Melbourne 21 November 1966. Education Melbourne University (B.A. 1918) and Cambridge University (B.A. 1922, Ph.D. 1924, Sc.D. 1950). Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, 1924-28. Professor of mathematics, Melbourne University, 1929-52; professor of applied mathematics 1952-63. F.R.S. 1954. F.A.A. 1954; President of the Australian Academy of Science 1961-65. K.B. 1965.
- On the form of the solution of the equations of dynamics. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Transactions., 23 (1923-28; 1924), 43-70.
- On Poincar#ae's theorem of `the non-existence of uniform integrals of dynamical equations'. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 22 (1923-25), 287-294.
- Note on the employment of angular variables in celestial mechanics. Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices., 84 (1924), 729-731.
- Some examples of trajectories defined by differential equations of a generalised dynamical type. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Transactions., 24 (1923-28; 1925), 169-200.
- Newton's Principia in 1687 and 1937: A lecture. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1937. 28pp.
- (Abstract) The problem of stability in dynamical systems. Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of the Meeting., 24 (Canberra, 1939), 27-28.
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