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Arthur Eddington

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(1882–1944)

Sir Arthur Eddington (Fig. 1) was one of the most important astrophysicists of the early 20th century. Amongst his wide-ranging achievements, he was the first...

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Arthur Eddington

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(1882–1944)

Sir Arthur Eddington (Fig. 1) was one of the most important astrophysicists of the early 20th century. Amongst his wide-ranging achievements, he was the first...

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Arthur Eddington’s Rationalistic Cosmology

Helge Kragh.

in Masters of the Universe

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7676 words.

CCN met the famous astronomer Arthur Eddington in Cambridge, England, in 1938. Their conversation dealt in part with Eddington’s important role in the theory of the expanding universe and...

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Eddington, Arthur Stanley (1882–1944)

Adrian Rice.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 821 words.

Arthur Stanley Eddington was born in Kendal on 28 December 1882 and died in Cambridge on 22 November 1944.

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Eddington, Arthur (1882–1944)

Andrew Liddle and Jon Loveday.

in The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 828 words.

(1882–1944)

Sir Arthur Eddington (Fig. 1) was one of the most important astrophysicists of the early 20th century.

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ARTHUR EDDINGTON: INSIDE THE STARS

I.S. GLASS.

in Revolutionaries of the Cosmos

October 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 16568 words.

This chapter begins by investigating Arthur Eddington's early life and his biography. It discusses that one of his first research programmes concerned the ‘star drifts’ discovered by...

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A Lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington’s Talkative Universe

Katy Price.

in Loving Faster than Light

November 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 11070 words.

This chapter examines the unpublished letters and journal entries of British astrophysicist Arthur Stanley Eddington related to the relativity theory. It explains that Eddington used the...

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Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley (1882–1944), theoretical physicist and astrophysicist

C. W. Kilmister.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2811 words.

Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley (1882–1944), theoretical physicist and astrophysicist, was born on 28 December 1882 in Kendal, Westmorland, the second child of Arthur Henry Eddington (d....

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Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 627 words.

(1882–1944) British astrophysicist and mathematician

Born at Kendal, Eddington moved with his mother and sister to Somerset after the death of his father in ...

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(Sir) Arthur Eddington (18821944)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 90 words.

If as we follow the arrow we find more and more of the random element in the world, then the

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 390 words.

I shall use the phrase ‘time's arrow’ to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space.

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 358 words.

We do not argue with the critic who urges that the stars are not hot enough for this process; we

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 343 words.

I shall use the phrase ‘time's arrow’ to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space.

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 343 words.

I shall use the phrase ‘time's arrow’ to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space.

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 343 words.

I shall use the phrase ‘time's arrow’ to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space.

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Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 223 words.

OM, 1938; Kt 1930; FRS 1914

Born Kendal, 28 Dec. 1882; unmarried; died 22 Nov. 1944

Plumian Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge University, since 1913;...

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Eddington, Arthur Stanley (1882–1944)

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 116 words.

From 1917 he studied stellar structure, applying discoveries in atomic physics to the understanding of radiation pressure, and using A.

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Eddington, Arthur Stanley (1882–1944)

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 119 words.

From 1917 he studied stellar structure, applying discoveries in atomic physics to the understanding of radiation pressure, and using A. ...

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 517 words.

We do not argue with the critic who urges that the stars are not hot enough for this process; we

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Arthur Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 358 words.

We do not argue with the critic who urges that the stars are not hot enough for this process; we

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Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882–1944)

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1355 words.

Our ultimate analysis of space leads us not to a ‘here’ and a ‘there’, but to an extension such as

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