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

Clerke, Agnes Mary

  • Mary T. Brück
Reference work entry

BornSkibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland, 10 February 1842

Died London, England, 20 January 1907
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Selected References

  1. Brück, M. T. (1991). “Companions in Astronomy: Margaret Lindsay Huggins and Agnes Mary Clerke.” Irish Astronomical Journal 20: 70–77.ADSGoogle Scholar
  2. —(1994). “Agnes Mary Clerke, Chronicler of Astronomy.” Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 35: 59–79.Google Scholar
  3. —(2002). Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of Astrophysics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  4. Clerke, Agnes M. (1885). A Popular History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black. (3rd ed. 1893; 4th ed. 1902.)zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  5. —(1890). The System of the Stars. London: Longman Green and Co., 2nd ed. (1905), Adam and Charles Black.Google Scholar
  6. —(1895). The Herschels and Modern Astronomy. London: Cassell and Co.Google Scholar
  7. —(1903). Problems in Astrophysics. London: Adam and Charles Black.Google Scholar
  8. —(1905). Modern Cosmogonies. London: Adam and Charles Black.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary T. Brück
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  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghUK