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Dr. C. G. Knott, F.R.S

Nature volume 110, pages 640641 (11 November 1922) | Download Citation



THE sudden death of Dr. C. G. Knott, reader in applied mathematics in the University of Edinburgh, and general secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, has deprived physical science of a devoted follower and an accomplished exponent. On Wednesday, October 25, he was lecturing as usual and attending, in the afternoon, to the business of the Royal Society. At night he was taken ill and died of heart failure in a few hours.

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