This article is about the scientist George Green. For the place called George Green in Berkshire, England see George Green, Berkshire.
scientist who wrote An Essay on the Applications of Mathematical Analysis to the Theories of Electricity and Magnetism
. The essay contained a theorem similar to modern Green's theorem
. Green entered Cambridge University
at age 40, and died four years after he graduated.
In 1846, Green's work was rediscovered by Lord Kelvin and popularized it for future mathematicians.