Sir George Biddell Airy

Standard Name: Airy, Sir George Biddell


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Friends, Associates Emily Shirreff
ES 's circle of friends included Sir William Grove (inventor of the Grove battery), scientist Mary Somerville , lawyer and Royal Society president Lord Wrottesley , astronomer Sir George Biddell Airy , Sir John Herschel


1839: At Cambridge, the Cambridge Network—which...

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At Cambridge, the Cambridge Network—which included John Herschel , William Babbage , George Peacock , George Airy , Adam Sedgwick , and William Whewell —lobbied to establish the formal study of science.


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