References for George Airy


  1. O J Eggen, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    See THIS LINK.
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/George-Biddell-Airy

    Books:

  3. W A Airy, Autobiography of Sir George Airy (London, 1896).

    Articles:

  4. A Chapman, Britain's first professional astronomer : George Biddell Airy (1801-1892), Yearbook of astronomy (1991), 185-205.
  5. A Chapman, The pit and the pendulum : George Biddell Airy and his measurements of gravity, Astronomy Now 5 (1991), 18-20.
  6. A Chapman, George Biddell Airy, F.R.S. (1801-1892) : a centenary commemoration, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 46 (1) (1992), 103-110.
  7. A M Clerke, George Biddell Airy, Dictionary of National Biography Supplement I (London, 1901), 22-25.
    See THIS LINK.
  8. A D D Craik, The origins of water-wave theory, Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. (2002).
    http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146%2Fannurev.fluid.36.050802.122118
  9. J E Kennedy, Exchanges of correspondence between Sir G B Airy and William Brydone Jack, The origins, achievement and influence of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich: 1675-1975, Vistas Astronom. 20 (1-2) (1976), 211-214.
  10. A Macfarlane (ed.), George Biddell Airy, in Lectures on Ten British Physicists of the Nineteenth Century (New York, 1919), 111
    http://www.gutenberg.net/etext06/tbmms10p.pdf
  11. A J Meadows, The Airy era, The origins, achievement and influence of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich : 1675-1975, Vistas Astronom. 20 (1-2) (1976), 197-201.