in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology; Information and Communication Technologies. 229 words.
Gamble, John (1761/2–1811), Church of England clergyman and writer on telegraphy, was born at Bungay, Suffolk, the son of Dixon Gamble, wool dealer. He was admitted to Pembroke College,...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1835 words.
Ley, Willy (02 October 1906–24 June 1969), science journalist and spaceflight publicist, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Otto Ley, a wine merchant, and Frida May. Educated in...