**PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945**

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## PRIESTLEY, Henry James

Born London, England, 10 April 1883; died Brisbane 26 February 1932. Education, Jesus College Cambridge (5th wrangler 1905). Lecturer in mathematics, University of Manchester 1907-10. Professor of mathematics, University of Queensland 1910-32.
- On the oscillations of superposed fluids.
*Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings.*, 15 (1910), 297-309.
- (Abstract) A problem in the theory of diffraction.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 16 (1916-17), xix-xx.
- Note on the values of
*n* which make [mathematical equation not able to be reproduced in hypertext] vanish at x = a. *London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 18 (1918-19), 266-267.
- Presidential Address. The theory of relativity.
*Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting.*, 15 (Hobart, 1921), 1-18.
- Relativity and the deviation of spectral lines.
*Nature*, 107 (1921), 43.
- On the Einstein spectral line effect.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 41 (1921), 747-749.
- The displacement of spectral lines by a gravitational field.
*Nature*, 107 (1921), 585.
- (Abstract) On some solutions of the wave equation.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 20 (1920-21), vii-viii.
- On some solutions of the wave equation.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 20 (1920-21), 37-50.
- Reply to Sir Oliver Lodge's paper on the Einstein spectral shift.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 43 (1922), 396-397.
- (Abstract) Some applications of integral equations to the theory of differential equations.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 21 (1921-22), vi-vii.
- (Abstract) The theory of gravitation.
*Queensland Geographical Journal*, 38 (1922-23), 79-88.
- Presidential address. On the development of scientific thought.
*Royal Society of Queensland. Proceedings.*, 35 (1923), 2-15.
- Physical science and objective reality.
*Australian Journal of Psychology and Philosophy*, 1 (1923), 208-212.
- On Cassirer's 'Substance and Function'. A new logic of scientific method.
*Australian Journal of Psychology and Philosophy*, 2 (1924), 58-63.
- Notes on the potential of an ellipsoidied
*Mathematical Gazette*, 12 (1924), 215-216.

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