1854Trinity College, Cambridge - 2nd Wrangler and First Smith's Prize
1856Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
1857Adams Prize
1860Rumford Medal of Royal Society
1870LL.D. University of Edinburgh
Keith Prize, Royal Society of Edinburgh
1871Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge University
1874Foreign Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Boston
Member of American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia
1875 Corresponding Member of Royal Society of Sciences of Göttingen
1876 DCL, Oxford University
Hon. Member, New York Academy of Science
1877 Member of Royal Academy of Science of Amsterdam
Foreign Corresponding Member in the Mathematico-Natural-Science Class of the Imperial Academy of Sciences of Vienna
1878-65Volta Medal, Doctor of Physical Science, honoris causa, in University of Padua

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