remained close friends with Mary Somerville's family, and particularly with her eldest son by her first marriage, Woronzow Greig
, for the rest of her life. Somerville not only fostered Ada's mathematical aptitude, but...
Over the years EO
developed friendships many people, a number of whom were involved with the community surrounding the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Among these friends were Sir David Brewster
, Henry Chorley
Sir David Brewster
, in the Edinburgh Review, commended MS
's On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences, but criticised its omission of certain discoveries.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.