References for James Bradley


  1. F O'D Alexander, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    See THIS LINK.

    Books:

  2. M Hoskin, The History of Astronomy (A Very Short Introduction) (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003).
  3. C-L Mathieu (ed.), Histoire de l'astronomie au dix-huitième siècle (Bachelier, Paris, 1827).
  4. S P Rigaud (ed.), Miscellaneous works and correspondence of the Rev James Bradley, D.D. F.R.S. (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1832).

    Articles:

  5. A Chapman, Pure Research and Practical Teaching: The Astronomical Career of James Bradley, 1693-1762, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 47 (2) (1993) 205-212.
  6. M W Davidson, Pioneers in Optics: James Bradley and August Köhler, Microscopy Today (September 2013), 50-52.
  7. J Fisher, Conjectures and reputations: The composition and reception of James Bradley's paper on the aberration of light with some reference to a third unpublished version, The British Journal for the History of Science 43 (1) (2010), 19-48.
  8. G S Hawkins, James Bradley, Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Bradley
  9. A W Hirshfeld, Bradley, James, in T Hockey, V Trimble and T R Williams (eds.), Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (Springer Publishing, New York, 2014), 161-162.
  10. W McCrea, James Bradley, 1693-1762, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 4 (1963), 38-40.
  11. W McCrea, The significance of the discovery of aberration, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 4 (1963), 41-43.
  12. A B Stewart, The discovery of stellar aberration, Scientific American 210 (3) (1964), 100-108.
  13. J Stratford, Dr James Bradley, F R S, Gloucestershire Biographical Notes ("Journal" Office, 1887), 104-109.
  14. K A P Walsh, James Bradley and reflections on a special year, Astronomy & Geophysics 53 (6) (2012), 6.31-6.33.
  15. M E W Williams, Bradley, James, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
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  16. M Williams, James Bradley and the Eighteenth Century 'Gap' in Attempts to Measure Annual Stellar Parallax, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 37 (1) (1982), 83-100.
  17. R Woolley, James Bradley, third astronomer royal, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 4 (1963), 47-52.