Arthur Stanley Eddington

1882 - 1944

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Eddington made important contributions to the theory of general relativity.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (21 books/articles)

Some Quotations (18)

A Poster of Arthur Eddington

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Eddington's 1927 Gifford Lectures
  2. Eddington on the Expanding Universe
  3. Mathematical Theory of Relativity Preface
  4. Mathematical Theory of Relativity Introduction
  5. Obituary: The Times
  6. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Arthur Eddington
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Plumian chair1913 - 1944
Fellow of the Royal Society1914
ASP Bruce Medallist1924
Royal Society Bakerian lecturer1926
Royal Society Royal Medal1928
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1930
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