User:Ben Tillman

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needing to be created (possibly as redirects):
\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{(-1)^n\left(\frac{1}{2}\right)_n^3}{(n!)^3}(4n+1) = \frac{2}{\pi}.

Handy links[edit]

So I don't have to go looking for them every time I need them ...

Working on...[edit]

Collecting sources for Philippa Fawcett at the moment. Draft here.

Web sources:


Journal articles and reviews:

  • The Electric Strength of Mixtures of Nitrogen and Hydrogen, P. G. Fawcett, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 56, (1894), pp. 263-271. -- Got it.
  • Women and the Culture of University Physics in Late Nineteenth-Century Cambridge, The British Journal for the History of Science, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Jun., 1997), pp. 127-149 -- Got it.
  • And what became of the women? Mathematical Spectrum, 30, 1997/8, 49-52. -- Got it.
  • What became of the Senior Wranglers? (Mathematical Spectrum, September 1996). -- Library has a copy here Got it.
  • Review: Victorian and Edwardian Women: The Halves of Modern English Social History, The Journal of Modern History, Vol. 66, No. 1 (Mar., 1994), pp. 79-91. -- Got it.
  • Love, friendship, and feminism in later 19th-century England, Women's Studies International Forum, 1990. -- Got it.
  • Grace chisholm young: gender and mathematics around 1900, Women's History Review, Volume 9, Issue 4 December 2000 , pages 675 - 693 -- Got it.
  • A mathematical union: William Henry and Grace Chisholm Young, Annals of Science, Volume 29, Number 2, August 1972 , pp. 105-185(81). -- Got it.
  • Teaching Empire: British and Dominions Women Teachers in the South African War Concentration Camps, English Historical Review.2005; 120: 1316-1347. -- Got it.

Newspaper articles:

  • The London Times, Thur May 29, 1890 - Announcement of Tripos results -- Got it
  • The London Times, Mon Jun 9, 1890 - Announcement of Fawcett's Tripos placing + commentary -- Got it
  • The London Times, Thur June 12, 1890 - Correction to announcement of Fawcett's Tripos placing -- Got it
  • The London Times, Wed June 18, 1890 - Confirmation Fawcett was not present when degrees were conferred -- Got it
  • New York Times, June 24, 1890, Wednesday, Page 6, 2594 words - Miss Fawcett's Honor -- Got it
  • The London Times, Mon Jul 7, 1890 - University College announcement incl note about Fawcett and notes from Courtney -- Got it
  • The London Times, Tue Dec 16, 1891 - Newnham College announcement of studentships -- Got it
  • The London Times, Wed June 16, 1948 - Obituary tribute by Sir Fabian Ware -- Got it
  • The London Times, Tue June 22, 1948 - Obituary tribute by Mrs. C. L. Marson -- Got it

Other stuff[edit]