Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Airy, George Biddell

Reference work entry

BornAlnwick, Northumberland, England, 27 July 1801

Died Greenwich, England, 2 January 1892
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Selected References

  1. Airy, Wilfrid (ed.) (1896). Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Eggen, Olin J. (1970). “George Biddell Airy.” In Dictionary of Scientific Biography, edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. Vol. 1, pp. 84–87. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Imperial CollegeLondonUK