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Airy, Sir George Biddell (1801-1892), astronomer

Allan Chapman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/251
Airy, Sir George Biddell (1801-1892), astronomer


Teaching at Cambridge | Chairs at Cambridge | Astronomer royal | Expeditions | Greenwich meridian | Adviser to government | Honours and awards | Retirement

Reference Entry.  3043 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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