Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Somerville, Mary Fairfax Greig

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_1298

BornJedburgh, Scotland, 26 December 1780

Died Naples, Italy, 29 November 1872
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Selected References

  1. Chapman, Allan (2001). Mary Somerville and the World of Science. London: Canopus.Google Scholar
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  4. — (1979). Mary Somerville, 1780–1872. Oxford: Oxford University Press for Somerville College.Google Scholar
  5. Somerville, Mary (2004). Collected Works of Mary Somerville, edited by James A. Secord. 9 Vols. Bristol: Thoemmes.Google Scholar
  6. Somerville, Mary and Martha Somerville (1873). Personal Recollections from Early Life to Old Age, with Selections from Her Correspondence. London: Murray.MATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of AstronomyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK