Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Sorby, Henry Clifton

  • Kurt Liffman
Reference work entry

BornSheffield, England, 10 May 1826

Died Sheffield, England, 9 March 1908
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Selected References

  1. Higham, N. (1963). A Very Scientific Gentleman: The Major Achievements of Henry Clifton Sorby. Oxford: Pergamon Press.Google Scholar
  2. Liffman, K. and M. J. I. Brown (1996). “The Protostellar Jet Model of Chondrule Formation.” In Chondrules and the Protoplanetary Disk, edited by R. H. Hewins, R. H. Jones, and E. R. D. Scott. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 285–302.Google Scholar
  3. Shu, Frank H., Hsein Shang, and Typhoon Lee (1996). “Toward an Astrophysical Theory of Chondrites.” Science 271: 1545–1552.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Sorby, Henry Clifton (1851). “On the Microscopical Structure of the Calcareous Grit of the Yorkshire Coast.” Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 7: 1–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. — (1877). “On the Structure and Origin of Meteorites.” Nature 15: 495–498.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Liffman
    • 1
  1. 1.Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)Clayton SouthAustralia