Arthur Eddington

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Sir Arthur Eddington
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Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882–1944)
BornArthur Stanley Eddington
28 December 1882(1882-12-28)
Kendal, Westmorland, Ingland
Died22 November 1944(1944-11-22) (aged 61)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
ResidenceIngland
NaitionalityInglis
CitizenshipBreetish
Alma materUniversity of Manchester
Trinity College, Cambridge
Kent forEddington leemit
Eddington nummer
Eddington–Dirac nummer
Eddington–Finkelstein coordinates
AwairdsRoyal SocietyRoyal Medal (1928)
Smith's Prize (1907)
RAS Gold Medal (1924)
Henry Draper Medal (1924)
Bruce Medal (1924)
Knights Bachelor (1930)
Order of Merit (1938)
Scientific career
FieldsAstropheesics
InstitutionsTrinity College, Cambridge
Academic advisorsRobert Alfred Herman
Doctoral studentsSubrahmanyan Chandrasekhar[1]
Leslie Comrie
Gerald Merton
G. L. Clark
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Hermann Bondi
InfluencesHorace Lamb
Arthur Schuster
John William Graham

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington OM FRS[2] (28 December 1882 – 22 November 1944) wis an Inglis astronomer, pheesicist, an mathematician o the early 20t century wha did his greatest wark in astropheesics.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Arthur Eddington at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. Plummer, H. C. (1945). "Arthur Stanley Eddington. 1882-1944". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 5 (14): 113–126. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1945.0007.