# References for George Stokes

- E M Parkinson, Biography in
*Dictionary of Scientific Biography* (New York 1970-1990).

See THIS LINK.

- Biography in
*Encyclopaedia Britannica.*

http://www.britannica.com/biography/Sir-George-Gabriel-Stokes-1st-Baronet
**Books:**

- J Larmor,
*Memoir and scientific correspondence of the late Sir George Gabriel Stokes* (2 vols.) (Cambridge, 1907).

- D B Wilson,
*Kelvin and Stokes: A Comparative Study in Victorian Physics* (1987).

- A D D Craik,
*Mr Hopkins' Men: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics in the *19*th Century* (Cambridge 2007)
**Articles:**

- E W Brown, Note on George Gabriel Stokes,
*Phys. Rev.* **18** (1904), 58-62.

- J Z Buchwald, Why Stokes never wrote a treatise on optics, in
*The investigation of difficult things* (Cambridge, 1992), 451-476.

- A D D Craik, G.G. Stokes and his precursors on water wave theory, (Newton Institute seminar, August 2001). In IMA Conference Proceedings,
*Wind over Waves* pp. 3-22, ed. Sajjadi & Hunt, (Cambridge: June 2003).

- A D D Craik, The origins of water-wave theory,
*Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech.* (2002).

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146%2Fannurev.fluid.36.050802.122118

- A D D Craik, George Gabriel Stokes on water wave theory,
*Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech.* **37** (2005), 23-42.

- I Grattan-Guinness, The Cauchy- Stokes- Seidel story on uniform convergence again: was there a fourth man?,
*Bull. Soc. Math. Belg. Sér. A* **38** (1986), 225-235.

- F A J L James, The conservation of energy, theories of absorption and resonating molecules, 1851-1854 : G G Stokes, A J Angström and W Thomson,
*Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London* **38** (1) (1983), 79-107.

- V J Katz, The history of Stokes' theorem,
*Math. Mag.* **52** (3) (1979), 146-156.

- M A Kharitonova, The development of the mathematical theory of diffraction by G Stokes (Russian),
*Ocherki Istor. Estestvoznan. Tekhn. No.* **34** (1988), 26-29, 102.

- A Kinsella, Sir George Gabriel Stokes : the Malahide connection,
*Irish Math. Soc. Bull.* (35) (1995), 59-62.

- Lord Rayleigh, George Gabriel Stokes,
*Proc. Royal Soc. London* **75** (1905), 199-216.

- R Paris, The mathematical work of G G Stokes,
*Math. Today (Southend-on-Sea)* **32** (3-4) (1996), 43-46.

- H P Stokes, Reminiscences of Sir George Stokes,
*The Cambridge Chronical* (13 Feb, 1903).

- P G Tait, Scientific Worthies. V - George Gabriel Stokes,
*Nature* **12** (15 July, 1875), 201-202.

- A Wood, George Gabriel Stokes 1819-1903, an Irish mathematical physicist,
*Irish Math. Soc. Bull.* (35) (1995), 49-58.