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GOUGH, John

Forenames: John

Last name: GOUGH

Titles and Honours:

Date of Election: 1791-12-02

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries:

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes

Publications:

"Reasons for supposing that lakes have been more numerous than they are at present, with an attempt to assign the causes whereby they have been defaced" (1793, vol 4 - communicated by Dr Percival)

"Experiments and observations on the on the vegetation of seeds" (1796 vol 4 p.310 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"The laws of motion of a cylinder, compelled by the repeated strokes of a falling block to penetrate an obstacle the resistance of which is an invariable force" (1796, vol 4 p.273 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"On the variety of voices" (1793, vol 4 p.58 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"Investigation of the method whereby men judge, by the ear, of the position of sonorous bodies relative to their own persons" (1802, vol 5, p. 622 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"On the theory of compound sounds" (1802, vol 5 p.653 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"Description of a property of Caontchouc or Indian rubber: with some reflections on the cause of the elasticity of this substance" (1805, vol 6 p.288)

"Essay on the theory of mixed gases, and on the state of water in the atmosphere" (1805, vol 6 p.296)

"Remarks on the summer birds of passage, and on migration in general" (1813, vol 7 p.453 - communicated by Dr Holme)

"Theorems and problems intended to elucidate the mechanical principle called vis viva" (1813 vol 7 p.270)

Amongst many more. Please contact the office for a complete index of works.

Place of Residence: Kendal

Notes:

Scientific writer

Lost sight from small-pox as child

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