Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Stibbs, Douglas Walter Noble

  • A. Clive Davenhall
Reference work entry

BornSydney, New South Wales, Australia, 17 February 1919

Died Canberra, ACT, Australia, 12 April 2010
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Clive Davenhall
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghUK