Reference Entry

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

Allan Chapman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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

Reference Entry.  3043 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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