Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Ball, Robert Stawell

  • Jordan D. MarchéII
Reference work entry

BornDublin, Ireland, 1 July 1840

Died Cambridge, England, 25 November 1913
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Selected References

  1. Knobel, E. B. (1915). “Robert Stawell Ball.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 75: 230–236.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Paterson, John A. (1916). “Sir Robert Ball: The Astronomer, the Mathematician and the Man.” Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 10: 42–63.ADSGoogle Scholar
  3. Rambaut, A. A. (1914). “Sir Robert Stawell Ball.” Observatory 37: 35–41.ADSGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA