References for John Couch Adams


  1. M Grosser, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    See THIS LINK.
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Couch-Adams
  3. Biography by Roger Hutchins, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
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    Books:

  4. W G Adams (ed), The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams (2 vols.) (Cambridge, 1896-1900).
  5. A D D Craik, Mr Hopkins' Men: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics in the 19th Century (Cambridge 2007)
  6. J L E Dreyer and H H Turner (eds.), History of the Royal Astronomical Society (London, 1923).
  7. H M Harrison, Voyager in time and space : the life of John Couch Adams, Cambridge astronomer (Lewes, 1994).

    Articles:

  8. N Foster, John Couch Adams, the astronomer, Astronomy Now 3 (1989), 34-37.
  9. J W L Glaisher, Biography of John Couch Adams, in The Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams I (Cambridge, 1896), xv-xlviii.
  10. D W Hughes, J C Adams, Cambridge and Neptune, Notes and Records of the Royal Society 50 (1996), 245-248.
  11. J E Littlewood, A Mathematician's Miscellany (London, 1953), 116-134.
  12. W M Smart, John Couch Adams and the Discovery of Neptune, Occasional Notes of the Royal Astronomical Society 2 (1947), 33-88.