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

Aitken, Robert Grant

  • Harry G. Lang
Reference work entry

BornJackson, California, USA, 31 December 1864

Died Berkeley, California, USA, 29 October 1951
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Selected References

  1. Aitken, Robert Grant (1964). The Binary Stars. New York: Dover.Google Scholar
  2. Lang, Harry G. and Bonnie Meath-Lang (1995). Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences:A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.Google Scholar
  3. van den Bos, W. H. (1952). “Robert Grant Aitken.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 112: 271–273.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. — (1958). “Robert Grant Aitken.” Biographical Memoirs, National Academy of Sciences 32: 1–30.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry G. Lang
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA